A psychologist’s discussion of some of the internal mechanisms and messages people use to justify very different treatment of cognitively similar animals. 

Topics: Attitudes and Activism
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Using concepts from moral and political philosophy, argues that we have a duty to research safe ways of providing large-scale assistance to wild animals, including, potentially, genetic engineering.

Topics: Animals in the Wild, Philosophy and Ethics, Science and Sentience
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Incorporates indigenous law to advocate for folding animals into our existing system of property law to allow them to own land in trust, thereby creating a crucial tool to reduce biodiversity loss.

Topics: Law and Policy, Animals in the Wild
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An anthology of articles and essays to inspire animal-themed creative writing that depicts animals in authentic ways and gives them realistic voices.  

Topics: Attitudes and Activism, Educational Resources
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Political theory is the grounding for this analysis of the obligations that arise from the varied ways that animals relate to human societies and institutions. The authors assert that, since different...

Topics: Law and Policy, Political Science
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This encyclopedia entry focuses on provisions within various constitutions that recognize the significance of the experiences of animals, including references to the welfare or dignity of individual...

Topics: Law and Policy
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Tolstoy’s account of witnessing slaughter, and his conclusion that if a person “be really and seriously seeking to live a good life, the first thing from which he will abstain will always be the use...

Topics: Animals in Agriculture, Attitudes and Activism, Philosophy and Ethics
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