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Animal Ethics : The Basics

By: Miligan, Tony.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Florence : Taylor and Francis, 2015Description: 1 online resource (195 p.).ISBN: 9781315728568.Subject(s): Animal rights | Animal welfare -- Moral and ethical aspectsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Animal Ethics : The BasicsDDC classification: 179/.3 LOC classification: HV4708 -- .M548 2015ebOnline resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover ; Half Title ; Title Page ; Copyright Page ; Dedication ; Table of Contents ; Introduction ; 1. Picturing animal ethics ; Unifying Approaches ; Relational Approaches ; Conclusion ; Further Reading ; 2. Singer's utilitarianism ; The Core of Singer's Position ; Species Egalitarianism ; The Eco-Objection to Sentientism ; The Argument from Marginal Cases ; Objections to the Argument From Marginal Cases ; Conclusion ; Further Reading ; 3. Regan on animal rights ; Subjects-of-a-Life ; Inherent Value ; Rights and Principles ; The Problem of Lifeboat Cases
The Problem of Negative Rights Conclusion ; Further Reading ; 4. Contract theories ; Applying Rawls to Animals ; Criticisms of a Rawlsian Approach ; Domestication as a Contract ; Conclusion ; Further Reading ; 5. What is so special about humans? ; Humans and Persons ; The Appeal to a Bond ; The Dangers of a Covert Speciesism ; Conclusion ; Further Reading ; 6. The Holocaust analogy ; An Offensive Analogy ; Significant Disanalogies ; Coetzee's Use of the Analogy ; Conclusion ; Further Reading ; 7. Abolitionism ; Abolitionism ; Combining Ethics and Political Strategy
The Appeal of Abolitionism Tensions within Abolitionism ; The Analogy with Slavery ; Conclusion ; Further Reading ; 8. Animals and the environment ; Industrial Meat ; Diets and Harm ; Ecological Criticisms of Animal Rights ; Conclusion ; Further Reading ; 9. The political turn ; Drawing on Liberal Norms ; Difference Versus Uniformity ; Pragmatism and Justice ; Conclusion ; Further Reading ; 10. Conclusion ; Glossary ; Index
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Cover ; Half Title ; Title Page ; Copyright Page ; Dedication ; Table of Contents ; Introduction ; 1. Picturing animal ethics ; Unifying Approaches ; Relational Approaches ; Conclusion ; Further Reading ; 2. Singer's utilitarianism ; The Core of Singer's Position ; Species Egalitarianism ; The Eco-Objection to Sentientism ; The Argument from Marginal Cases ; Objections to the Argument From Marginal Cases ; Conclusion ; Further Reading ; 3. Regan on animal rights ; Subjects-of-a-Life ; Inherent Value ; Rights and Principles ; The Problem of Lifeboat Cases

The Problem of Negative Rights Conclusion ; Further Reading ; 4. Contract theories ; Applying Rawls to Animals ; Criticisms of a Rawlsian Approach ; Domestication as a Contract ; Conclusion ; Further Reading ; 5. What is so special about humans? ; Humans and Persons ; The Appeal to a Bond ; The Dangers of a Covert Speciesism ; Conclusion ; Further Reading ; 6. The Holocaust analogy ; An Offensive Analogy ; Significant Disanalogies ; Coetzee's Use of the Analogy ; Conclusion ; Further Reading ; 7. Abolitionism ; Abolitionism ; Combining Ethics and Political Strategy

The Appeal of Abolitionism Tensions within Abolitionism ; The Analogy with Slavery ; Conclusion ; Further Reading ; 8. Animals and the environment ; Industrial Meat ; Diets and Harm ; Ecological Criticisms of Animal Rights ; Conclusion ; Further Reading ; 9. The political turn ; Drawing on Liberal Norms ; Difference Versus Uniformity ; Pragmatism and Justice ; Conclusion ; Further Reading ; 10. Conclusion ; Glossary ; Index

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<p>Tony Milligan is a lecturer in Philosophy at the University of Hertfordshire, UK.</p>

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