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Animal Liberation: The Definitive Classic of the Animal Movement

Animal Liberation: The Definitive Classic of the Animal Movement

by Peter Singer

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Overview

“A most important book that will change the way many of us look at animals—and, ultimately, at ourselves.” — Chicago Tribune

Since its original publication in 1975, this groundbreaking work has awakened millions of people to the existence of "speciesism"—our systematic disregard of nonhuman animals—inspiring a worldwide movement to transform our attitudes to animals and eliminate the cruelty we inflict on them.

In Animal Liberation, author Peter Singer exposes the chilling realities of today's "factory farms" and product-testing procedures—destroying the spurious justifications behind them, and offering alternatives to what has become a profound environmental and social as well as moral issue. An important and persuasive appeal to conscience, fairness, decency, and justice, it is essential reading for the supporter and the skeptic alike.



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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780061711305
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 02/24/2009
Series: P.S. Series
Edition description: Reissue
Pages: 368
Sales rank: 114,997
Product dimensions: 5.20(w) x 7.90(h) x 1.00(d)
Lexile: 1360L (what's this?)

About the Author

Peter Singer's other books include Writings on an Ethical Life, Practical Ethics, and The Life You Can Save, among many others. He is the Ira W. DeCamp Professor of Bioethics at Princeton University's Center for Human Values.

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