3 edition of Equal rights for animals found in the catalog.
Equal rights for animals
Examines current thinking on the relationship between humans and animals, covering such topics as hunting, zoos, factory farms, and animal experimentation.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 31) and index.
|Series||New directions, New directions (New York, N.Y.)|
|LC Classifications||HV4708 .K45 1992|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||32 p. :|
|Number of Pages||32|
|LC Control Number||92006262|
Those animals and humans that have equal inherent value deserve equal treatment, which supports his argument that animals deserve to be granted their rights Attempts to reform Kant's restriction of intrinsic value solely to humans Extends the line of value or importance of those who have intrinsic or inherent value to humans and some higher mammals. - one of the earliest modern writers on animal rights. Richard Martin - he fought for laws and duelled for animals. Henry Salt - the first animal rights book. Steven Best - we are in a battlefield not at a bargaining table. Andrew Linzey - the face of Christianity embracing animals. The McLibel Two
In his book Animal Liberation, the philosopher Peter Singer states that the basic principle of equality does not require equal treatment – it requires equal consideration. This is an important distinction when talking about animal rights. People often ask if animal rights means that animals should have the right to vote or drive a car. Commonly associated with animal rights, the book actually represents a utilitarian approach - one that denies the rights of any species and instead lobbies for equal consideration. Nonetheless, the book’s arrival marked the awakening of the animal rights cause on the national political scene.
In chapter one of Animal Liberation, Peter Singer starts off by asserting that all animals are equal; this includes human animals such as man and woman, as well as nonhuman animals such as beasts. In doing so, he is not making the claim that these animals are equal in their capacities, such as reasoning, appearance, ability, or s: 1. By way of some examples, as they pertain to non-human animals, it is meaningless, in fact absurd, to suggest the need for an equal Right to vote, or to a decent education, because these things are not relevant to non-human animals. These kinds of Rights, guaranteeing an individual the ability to do something, within the context of our society.
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Equal Rights for Animals reviews not only the usual fur-hunting and trapping degradations that are the basis of many such books, but also the relationship between humans and animals. Questions regarding the rights of some species Author: Rosalind Kerven. Get this from a library.
Equal rights for animals. [Rosalind Kerven] -- Examines current thinking on the relationship between humans and animals, covering such topics as hunting, zoos, factory farms, and animal experimentation. Equal Rights for Animals (New Directions) Hardcover – Septem by Rosalind Kerven (Author) › Visit Amazon's Rosalind Kerven Page.
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Get this from a library. Equal rights for animals. [Rosalind Kerven] -- Examines current thinking on the relationship between humans and animals, covering such topics as hunting, zoos, factory farms, and animal experimentation. Suggested level: intermediate, junior.
Equal Right for Animals. PHI: Informal Logic Instructor: Courtney Barclay Evan J. McDaniel Ap Since the first edition of Peter Singer’s book “Animal Liberation” in the animal rights movement has been a topic of discussion. In his book Animal Liberation, Peter Singer states that the basic principle of equality does not require equal or identical treatment; it requires equal consideration.
This is an important distinction when talking about animal rights. People often ask if animals should have rights. It’s not uncommon to see animals exalted and valued far above humans. Animal rights groups, such as PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals), vehemently fight against the use of animals for anything, saying things such as, “Animals are not ours to eat, wear, experiment on, use for entertainment, or abuse in any other way”1 and “When it comes to pain, love, joy, loneliness.
In his book Animal Liberation, Peter Singer states that the basic principle of equality does not require equal or identical treatment; it requires equal consideration. All animals have the ability to suffer in the same way and to the same degree that humans do. They feel pain, pleasure, fear, frustration, loneliness, and motherly love.
Across all demographic groups, an increasing fraction of people support equal rights for animals, although women were more likely than men to have this. Equal Rights for Animals.
K likes. ALL ANIMALS should have EQUAL RIGHTS to humans. Like if you Agree!. At the most basic level: Animals should be provided with the rights to life, liberty, and the.
The most comprehensive book on animal rights out today, The PETA Practical Guide to Animal Rights lists hundreds of easy ways to stop cruelty. Written by PETA President Ingrid Newkirk, it provides facts, personal insight, inspiration, ideas, and resources.
It’s your go-to guide to making everyday compassionate choices. Nearly one-third of Americans believe animals should have the same rights as people, a recent poll finds. Thirty-two percent of the people surveyed believe animals and humans should have equal.
Part 1 focuses on the theoretical basis of animal rights, and responses to objections to animal rights. Part 2 looks at questions relating to the comparative value of human and nonhuman lives, with a focus on the comparative harm of death for humans and animals and the question of whether or not humans and animals have an equal right to life.
Animal rights - Animal rights - The modern animal rights movement: The fundamental principle of the modern animal rights movement is that many nonhuman animals have basic interests that deserve recognition, consideration, and protection.
In the view of animal rights advocates, these basic interests give the animals that have them both moral and legal rights. Compare And Contrast Peter Singer All Animals Are Equal Words | 5 Pages. The argument for animal rights is an ever growing debate in modern society, with increasing amounts of people taking measures to protect the rights of all animals.
In this book, Gary Francione, law professor and author of two previous books on animal rights, presents a moral introduction to the concept of animal interests. He argues that animals are sentient beings like humans, have their own interests, desires, can reason, have strong emotional bonds, want to live, and don’t want to die—just like.
Equal Rights for Animals All animals have feelings too, and all animals should be treated with respectable rights as any human being. Sure animals may not being able to talk as us humans, but they should still be treated as fairly as some of us human’s are.
It kills me to see animals abused or mistreated, and I am against pounds mainly. The animal rights movement asks for more than KINDNESS towards animals; it asks for, in words of philosopher Peter Singer, EQUAL CONSIDERATION of animals.
That is, animal rights requests that the interests of the being be taken into account, whoever that being might be, and whatever those interests might be. From the animal rights perspective. Cass Sunstein and Martha Nussbaum bring together an all-star cast of contributors to explore the legal and political issues that underlie the campaign for animal rights and the opposition to it.
Addressing ethical questions about ownership, protection against unjustified suffering, and the ability of animals to make their own choices free from human control, the authors offer numerous.
By exploring the ethical differences between humans and animals, Animalkind establishes a middle ground between egalitarianism and outright dismissal of animal rights.
A thought-provoking foray into our complex and contradictory relationship with animals Advocates that we owe each animal due. Animals, he argues, do not know anything about morality: "Animals do not commit crimes, animals are not attacked for their moral views.
Rights are a. These are some of the questions addressed in this collection, which contains more than 30 papers spanning nearly 40 years of debates about animal rights. It includes work by leading advocates of animal rights both in philosophy and law, as well as contributions by those resolutely opposed to the very idea of animal rights.Equal Rights for Animals in Peter Singer’s Article, All Animals are Equal Words | 3 Pages.
Singer’s article, All Animals are Equal, Singer claims that animals deserve the same equal rights and respect that the human lives get. His strongest argument is defined by all animals, human or non-human shall be defined as equal.