A comparative and interdisciplinary collection setting forth how major religious traditions have incorporated animals into their belief systems, myths, rituals, and art. Issues such as animal...

Topics: Religion
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A Buddhist monk and bestselling author turns his attention to our moral obligations regarding animals, concluding that compassion toward all beings, including animals, is an ethical imperative...

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A political scientist who has written prolifically about animals argues here that our thinking about the proper way to treat animals should be rooted in concepts of justice. While acknowledging that...

Topics: Law and Policy, Philosophy and Ethics
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A comparative survey of the way different countries and cultures treat selected issues regarding animals under the law.

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Draws together the views of the early Church, contemporary biblical and theological scholarship, and post-conciliar teachings to develop a theology of animals based on Catholicism's fundamental...

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A concise summary of how the law regulates human uses and interactions with animals, cutting across numerous substantive areas of law and providing an analysis of the consideration and protection of...

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A personal and thought provoking manifesto regarding the process by which humans have cut themselves off from animals and the natural world, the extraordinarily negative effects this process has had...

Topics: Philosophy and Ethics
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Primarily a professional resource for those who work in shelters, this book examines and evaluates current research regarding animal and human behaviors associated with the intake, management and...

Topics: Veterinarians, Shelters, Animals as Companions
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A collection of essays designed to advance philosophical thinking about attitudes toward and relationships with animals by bringing together new perspectives regarding animal ethics rooted in...

Topics: Philosophy and Ethics
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First published in 1964, this seminal work first revealed to the general public the modern practice of raising animals for food in conditions of intensive confinement and the cruelty inherent in these...

Topics: Confinement, Animals in Agriculture
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