Animal Ethics: The Basics by Tony Miligan

By Tony Miligan

Animal Ethics has lengthy been a hugely contested quarter with debates pushed via unease approximately a number of varieties of animal damage, from using animals in clinical examine to the farming of animals for intake. Animal Ethics: the fundamentals is a necessary advent to the major concerns surrounding the moral therapy of animals. Taking a thematic process, it outlines the present arguments from animal employer to the emergence of the ‘political turn’. This ebook explores such questions as:

  • Can animals imagine and do they suffer?

  • What will we suggest by means of speciesism?

  • Are people special?

  • Can animals be political or ethical agents?

  • Is animal rights protest ethical?

Including outlines of the most important arguments, feedback for extra interpreting and a word list of key phrases, this ebook is a necessary learn for philosophy scholars and readers coming near near the contested box of Animal Ethics for the 1st time.

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