An overview of spiritual teachings from seven major religious traditions regarding ethical obligations toward animals.

Topics: Religion
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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'...

Topics: Humanity, Philosophy and Ethics, Mankind
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A political scientist examines the structure of animal protection legislation with an eye toward how the law treats different types of animals, particularly the tendency to favor those animals who are...

Topics: Law and Policy
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A collection of quotations from the philosopher and altruist regarding the applicability of his fundamental principle of “reverence for life” to the lives of animals. With commentary by Ann Cottrell...

Topics: Philosophy and Ethics
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A seminal work, which was followed by a number of other influential books by the same author on related subjects, examining the effect of the legal categorization of animals as property and including...

Topics: Law and Policy
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A collection of writings from diverse academics from across the world, including pieces dealing with multiculturalism; group rights and the limits of tolerance; ethnocentrism and animals; racism and...

Topics: Law and Policy
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Using popular culture as a point of reference, the authors provide new theoretical frameworks on race, advocacy for nonhuman animals, and feminism, and emphasize new ways of understanding oppression.

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Topics: Attitudes and Activism
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Best-selling exploration by a famed primate behaviorist of surprising levels of cognition in crows, dolphins, parrots, sheep, wasps, bats, chimpanzees, and bonobos.

Topics: Science and Sentience
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An exploration of images brought to bear in defense of animals during the early history of advocacy on their behalf. Includes a discussion of the reasons for, the methods used in, and the impact of...

Topics: Animal Advocacy, Art
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Artist, social critic and disability rights and animal rights advocate Sunaura Taylor examines the question of how physical and mental capabilities contribute to our understanding of what it means to...

Topics: Animal Rights, Disability, Philosophy and Ethics
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