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Great Apes and Humans: The Ethics of Coexistence

Great Apes and Humans: The Ethics of Coexistence

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ISBN-13: 9781560989691
Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press
Publication date: 08/17/2001
Series: Zoo & Aquarium Bio & Conservtn Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 388
Product dimensions: 6.31(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.29(d)

About the Author

Benjamin B. Beck is an associate director at the Smithsonian Institution's National Zoological Park. Tara S. Stoinski is coordinator of primate research at Zoo Atlanta. Michael Hutchins is director of conservation and science at the American Zoo and Aquarium Association. Terry L. Maple is president and CEO of Zoo Atlanta. Bryan Norton is a professor of philosophy at the Georgia Institute of Technology. Andrew Rowan is senior vice president for research, education and international issues at the Human Society of the United States. Elizabeth F. Stevens is director of animal programs operations at Disney's Animal Kingdom. Arnold Arluke is professor of anthropology and sociology at Northeastern University.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Foreword: Problems Faced by Wild and Captive Chimpanzees: Finding Solutions Part 2 I. Great Apes in the Wild Chapter 3 1. Africa's Great Apes Chapter 4 2. The Orangutan and the Conservation Battle in Indonesia Chapter 5 3. Bushmeat Hunting and the Great Apes Chapter 6 4. Bushmeat Trade in the Congo Basin Part 7 II. Great Apes in Captivity Chapter 8 5. Captive Apes and Zoo Education Chapter 9 6. Sanctuaries for Ape Refugees Chapter 10 7. The Retirement of Research Apes Part 11 III. History and Evolution Chapter 12 8. Negotiating the Ape-Human Boundary Chapter 13 9. Phylogenies, Fossils, and Feelings Chapter 14 10. Darwinian Reflections on Our Fellow Apes Part 15 IV. Ethics, Morality, and Law Chapter 16 11. Conceptual Capacities of Chimpanzees Chapter 17 12. Moral Decisions about Wild Chimpanzees Chapter 18 13. The Grand Apes Chapter 19 14. Cognitive Relatives and Moral Relations Chapter 20 15. A Great Shout: Legal Rights for Great Apes Chapter 21 16. Inclusivist Ethics Chapter 22 17. The Moral Status of Great Apes Chapter 23 18. Rights or Welfare: A Response to the Great Ape Project Chapter 24 19. Perspectives on the Ethical Status of Great Apes

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