Animalkind: What We Owe to Animals / Edition 1

Animalkind: What We Owe to Animals / Edition 1

by Jean Kazez
     
 

ISBN-10: 1405199377

ISBN-13: 9781405199377

Pub. Date: 01/19/2010

Publisher: Wiley

By exploring the ethical differences between humans and animals, Animalkind establishes a middle ground between egalitarianism and outright dismissal of animal rights.

  • A thought-provoking foray into our complex and contradictory relationship with animals
  • Advocates that we owe each animal due respect
  • Offers readers a sensible

Overview

By exploring the ethical differences between humans and animals, Animalkind establishes a middle ground between egalitarianism and outright dismissal of animal rights.

  • A thought-provoking foray into our complex and contradictory relationship with animals
  • Advocates that we owe each animal due respect
  • Offers readers a sensible alternative to extremism by speaking of respect and compassion for animals, not rights
  • Balances philosophical analysis with intriguing facts and engaging tales

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405199377
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/19/2010
Series:
CourseSmart Series, #12
Pages:
216
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: Wondering in Alaska.

Part I: Before.

1. The Myth of Consent

2. The Order of Things.  

Part II: The Nature of the Beast.

3. Animal Consciousness.

4. Dumb Brutes?  

Part III: All Due Respect.

5. The Lives of Animals.

6. Caveman Ethics.  

Part IV: Moral Disorders.

7. Going, Going, Wrong.

8. Science and Survival.  

Part V: Next.

9. Vanishing Animals.

10. The Endless Story.

Annotated Sources.

Acknowledgments.

Index.

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