The Human Use of Animals: Case Studies in Ethical Choice

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Oxford University Press, 2008 - Medical - 287 pages
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The first edition of The Human Use of Animals offered the first set of case studies on animal use through sixteen original, previously unpublished essays. Whereas the first edition strongly emphasized research issues, the second edition now adds material on conversation concerns and the use of animals in entertainment, specifically cases on endangered species, zoos, circuses, and 'sport' fighting. As with the first edition, the cases are presented in an objective and balanced way that will spark reasoned debate about moral issues. Extensively revised and updated, the second edition maintains a commitment to a discussion of ethical reflection and analysis concerning human interactions with animals.

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Contents

Moral Issues about Animals
3
Humane Housing for Hogs
47
Veal Crates and Human Palates
61
Copyright

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Tom Beauchamp is a Professor and Senior Research Scholar at the Kennedy Institute of Ethics at Georgetown University. F. Barbara Orlans is a Senior Research Fellow at the Kennedy Institute of Ethics at Georgetown University. Rebecca Dresser is Daniel Noyes Kirby Professor of Law and Professor of Ethics in Medicine at Washington University. david Morton is a Professor in the Department of Biomedical Science and Ethics at The Medical School, University of Birmingham. John Gluck is ProfessorEmeritus in the Department of Psychology at the University of New Mexico.

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