Defending Animal Rights

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University of Illinois Press, 2001 - Nature - 179 pages
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More than a contest of wills representing professional and economic interests, the animal rights debate is also and enduring topic in normative ethical theory. 'Defending Animal Rights' addresses the key isues in this sometimes acrimonious debate.
  

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Contents

Preface ri 1 Ethical Theory and Animals
1
Whats in a Name?
28
A Decades Passing
39
Mapping Human Rights
66
Putting People in Their Place
85
Patterns of Resistance
106
Understanding Animal Rights Violence
139
Ivory Towers Should Not a Prison Make
150
Work Hypocrisy and Integrity
164
Index
177
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Tom Regan is professor of philosophy at North Carolina State University in Raleigh, North Carolina.

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