Applied Animal Ethics / Edition 1

Applied Animal Ethics / Edition 1

by Leland S. Shapiro
     
 

ISBN-10: 0827384947

ISBN-13: 9780827384941

Pub. Date: 08/12/1999

Publisher: Cengage Learning

This comprehensive book covers the ethical issues involved in using animals for research, food production, sports, and as companions. Although theoretical aspects of animal ethics are presented, the focus of the book is the application of ethics to real-life situations. A balanced presentation of animal rights and animal welfare viewpoints is provided. Review and

Overview

This comprehensive book covers the ethical issues involved in using animals for research, food production, sports, and as companions. Although theoretical aspects of animal ethics are presented, the focus of the book is the application of ethics to real-life situations. A balanced presentation of animal rights and animal welfare viewpoints is provided. Review and discussion questions help readers develop their critical-thinking skills. Case studies provide the opportunity to consider real-world ethical issues and how they can be resolved.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780827384941
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
08/12/1999
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
576
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

Why Study Animal Ethics. Philosophy. History. The 3 R's as Applied Practically to Animal Use, Public Understanding of Science and the IACUC's. The Basic Legal System Affecting Animal Welfare. Specific Cases of Animal Welfare. Why Animals are Needed in Research. Ethics of Animal Use. Animal Environments and "Agri-ethics" (Farm Animal Welfare and Animal Rights). Veterinary Aspects of Welfare. Zoo, Wildlife and Utility Animals. America's New Extremists: The Animal Rights Movement. Index.

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