A Historical Anthology
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Animal Rights by Andrew Linzey
Book DescriptionThis comprehensive and diverse anthology, the only one of its kind, illuminates the complex evolution of moral thought regarding animals and includes writings from ancient Greece to the present. Animal Rights reveals the ways in which a variety of thinkers have addressed such issues as our ethical responsibilities for the welfare of animals, whether animals have rights, and what it means to be human.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780231134217
(140mm x 211mm x 12mm)
Imprint: Columbia University Press
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publish Date: 23-Nov-2004
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Andrew Linzey
Why Animal Suffering Matters, Paperback (December 2013)
In this superbly argued and deeply engaging book, Andrew Linzey not only shows that animals can and do suffer but also that many of the justifications for inflicting animal suffering in fact provide grounds for protecting them.
Global Guide to Animal Protection, Paperback (December 2013)
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Link Between Animal Abuse and Human Violence, Hardback (July 2009)» View all books by Andrew Linzey
Many philosophers, including Aquinas, Locke, Schopenhauer and Kant, have assumed that there is a link between cruelty to animals and violence to people. This title examines the relationships between animal abuse and child abuse, the emotional development of the child, family violence, and serial murder.
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Author Biography - Andrew Linzey
Andrew Linzey is a member of the Faculty of Theology, Oxford University, and Bede Jarrett Senior Research Fellow at Blackfriars. He is also honorary professor in theology at Birmingham University and special professor at Saint Xavier University, Chicago. He has written or edited twenty books, including Aninal Theology, Animal Rites: Liturgies of Animal Care, and Animals on the Agenda: Questions about Animals for Theology and Ethics. Paul Barry Clarke, as a teacher and researcher in the Department of Government at the University of Essex, has written and edited over twelve books in political philosophy. He is the author of Autonomy Unbound, Deep Citizenship, and Citizenship, and has recently coedited and contributed to the Encyclopedia of Democratic Thought.
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