Animal rights: moral theory and practice
In this 2nd edition, the author has substantially revised his book throughout, updating the moral arguments and adding a chapter on animal minds. Importantly, rather than being a polemic on animal rights, this book is also a considered and imaginative evaluation of moral theory as explored through the issue of animal rights.
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Animal Rights and Moral Theories
Animal Rights as Natural Rights
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