Animal Rights: Moral Theory and Practice / Edition 2

Animal Rights: Moral Theory and Practice / Edition 2

by Mark Rowlands
     
 

In this 2nd edition, the author has substantially revised his book throughout, updating the moral arguments and adding a chapter on animal minds. Importantly, rather than being a polemic on animal rights, this book is also a considered and imaginative evaluation of moral theory as explored through the issue of animal rights.See more details below

Overview

In this 2nd edition, the author has substantially revised his book throughout, updating the moral arguments and adding a chapter on animal minds. Importantly, rather than being a polemic on animal rights, this book is also a considered and imaginative evaluation of moral theory as explored through the issue of animal rights.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780230219441
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
09/15/2009
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
5.60(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.80(d)

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Meet the Author

MARK ROWLANDS is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Miami and author of ten books including Animals Like Us (2002), The Philosopher at the End of the Universe (2003), The Nature of Consciousness (2001) and Body Language (2006).

Table of Contents

Animals and Moral Theory
Arguing for Ones Species
Utilitarianism and Animal Rights
Animal Rights as Natural Rights
Contractarianism and Animal Rights
Virtue Ethics and Animals
Animal Minds

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