Morality's Progress: Essays on Humans, Other Animals, and the Rest of Nature by Dale Jamieson | 9780199251445 | Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
Morality's Progress: Essays on Humans, Other Animals, and the Rest of Nature

Morality's Progress: Essays on Humans, Other Animals, and the Rest of Nature

by Dale Jamieson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0199251444

ISBN-13: 9780199251445

Pub. Date: 03/28/2003

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

"Morality's Progress is the summation of nearly three decades of work by a leading figure in environmental ethics and bioethics. The twenty-two papers here are invigoratingly diverse, but together tell a unified story about various aspects of the morality of our relationships to animals and to nature. Jamieson's direct and accessible essays will convince sceptics that

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"Morality's Progress is the summation of nearly three decades of work by a leading figure in environmental ethics and bioethics. The twenty-two papers here are invigoratingly diverse, but together tell a unified story about various aspects of the morality of our relationships to animals and to nature. Jamieson's direct and accessible essays will convince sceptics that thinking about these relations offers great intellectual reward, and his work here sets a challenging, controversial agenda for the future."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199251445
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
03/28/2003
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
9.30(w) x 6.30(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
1. Morality's Progress
2. Is Applied Ethics Worth Doing?
3. Great Apes and the Human Resistance to Equality
4. Science, Knowledge, and Animal Minds
5. On Aims and Methods of Cognitive Ethology (with Marc Bekoff)
6. Cognitive Ethology at the End of Neuroscience
7. Pain and the Evolution of Behaviour
8. On the Ethics of the Use of Animals in Science (with Tom Regan)
9. Experimenting on Animals: A Reconsideration
10. Ethics and the Study of Animal Cognition (with Marc Bekoff)
11. Against Zoos
12. Zoos Revisited
13. Wild/Captive and Other Suspect Dualisms
14. Animal Liberation is an Environmental Ethic
15. Ecosystem Health: Some Preventive Medicine
16. Values in Nature
17. The City Around Us
18. Ethics, Public Policy, and Global Warming
19. Global Environmental Justicw
20. Discourse and Moral Responsibility in Biotechnical Communication
21. Sustainability and Beyond
22. Afterword: Child of the Sixties
Bibliography
Index

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