An early proponent of the idea that animals could be entitled to rights, Salt wrote: "If we are ever going to do justice to the lower races, we must get rid of the antiquated notion of a 'great gulf'...

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Humanity, Philosophy and Ethics, Mankind
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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...

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Philosophy and Ethics
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Essays by scholars, scientists and sanctuary workers exploring the social, political and ethical themes that imprisonment, of animals or humans, raises, including the value of liberty, the nature of...

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Philosophy and Ethics
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An exploration from the early days of the modern animal movement regarding the treatment of animals in various philosophical traditions, the errors and misjudgments that led to animals being left out...

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Philosophy and Ethics
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The classic and groundbreaking work applying utilitarian principles to the questions of the ethical treatment of animals. Written for a mainstream audience, this work is an indispensable starting...

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Treatment of Animals, Philosophy and Ethics
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Using the concept of freedom as the touchstone for an analysis of animal needs and the realities of how animals are treated, animal behaviorist Marc Bekoff and bioethicist Jessica Pierce explore with...

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Philosophy and Ethics
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Primarily an examination of human interactions with certain domesticated animals, including pets, lab animals and trained therapy dogs, encompassing consideration of the philosophical, cultural, and...

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Philosophy and Ethics
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A seminal work laying out the case for attributing moral rights to certain animals based on an extension of the Kantian principle that all subjects-of-a life possess inherent value and must be treated...

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Philosophy and Ethics
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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...

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Law and Policy, Philosophy and Ethics
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This collection situates feminist animal care theory within feminist theory as well as within the debate over animal rights. In Beyond Animal Rights, the editors had introduced the feminist "ethic of...

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Philosophy and Ethics
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