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Animal Rights : A Very Short Introduction - David DeGrazia

Animal Rights

A Very Short Introduction

Paperback Published: 21st February 2002
ISBN: 9780192853608
Number Of Pages: 144

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Do animals have moral rights? If so, what does this mean? What sorts of mental lives do animals have, and how should we understand welfare? By presenting models for understanding animals' moral status and rights, and examining their mental lives and welfare, David DeGrazia explores the implications for how we should treat animals in connection with our diet, zoos, and research. Animal Rights distinguishes itself by combining intellectual rigour with accessibility, offering a distinct moral voice with a non-polemical tone. ABOUT THE SERIES: The Very Short Introductions series from Oxford University Press contains hundreds of titles in almost every subject area. These pocket-sized books are the perfect way to get ahead in a new subject quickly. Our expert authors combine facts, analysis, perspective, new ideas, and enthusiasm to make interesting and challenging topics highly readable.

Preface 1: Introduction to the Issues 2: The Moral Status of Animals 3: What Animals are Like 4: The Harms of Suffering, Confinement, and Death 5: Meat-Eating 6: Keeping Pets and Zoo Animals 7: Animal Research 8: Epilogue

ISBN: 9780192853608
ISBN-10: 0192853600
Series: Very Short Introductions
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 144
Published: 21st February 2002
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 17.3 x 11.0  x 0.8
Weight (kg): 0.13

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