ELISA AALTOLA is a Senior Lecturer in Philosophy at the University of Eastern Finland. She has been researching the theoretical ramifications behind and practical implications of the moral status of non-human animals for a number of years, and has previously published two Finnish books on animal ethics.
Animal Suffering: Philosophy and Cultureby E. Aaltola
Exploring how animal suffering is made meaningful within Western ramifications, the book investigates themes such as skepticism concerning non-human experience, cultural roots of compassion, and contemporary approaches to animal ethics. At its center is the pivotal question: What is the moral significance of animal suffering?
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