Putting Humans First: Why We Are Nature's Favorite

Putting Humans First: Why We Are Nature's Favorite

by Tibor R. Machan
     
 

ISBN-10: 074253345X

ISBN-13: 9780742533455

Pub. Date: 03/15/2004

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.

Putting Humans First passionately argues for the primacy of human life in the natural world and the corresponding justice of humans making use of animals; it disputes the concept of "animal rights" and "animal liberation." It shows human beings to be very much a part of nature, though not, ordinarily, of the wilds. Given their nature, Machan argues that human

Overview

Putting Humans First passionately argues for the primacy of human life in the natural world and the corresponding justice of humans making use of animals; it disputes the concept of "animal rights" and "animal liberation." It shows human beings to be very much a part of nature, though not, ordinarily, of the wilds. Given their nature, Machan argues that human beings not only can, but ought to use nature to serve their own needs.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780742533455
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
03/15/2004
Series:
Studies in Social, Political, and Legal Philosophy Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.38(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 A Case for Animal Rights? Chapter 2 The Case for Specieism Chapter 3 A Sound Environmentalism Chapter 4 Putting Humans First

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