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The Routledge Handbook of Animal Ethics

Edited by: Bob Fischer

Print publication date:  December  2019
Online publication date:  December  2019

Print ISBN: 9781138095069
eBook ISBN: 9781315105840
Adobe ISBN:

10.4324/9781315105840
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There isn?t one conversation about animal ethics. Instead, there are several important ones that are scattered across many disciplines.This volume both surveys the field of animal ethics and draws professional philosophers, graduate students, and undergraduates more deeply into the discussions that are happening outside of philosophy departments. To that end, the volume contains more nonphilosophers than philosophers, explicitly inviting scholars from other fields?such as animal science, ecology, economics, psychology, law, environmental science, and applied biology, among others?to bring their own disciplinary resources to bear on matters that affect animals.

The Routledge Handbook of Animal Ethics is composed of 44 chapters, all appearing in print here for the first time, and organized into the following six sections:

I. Thinking About Animals

II. Animal Agriculture and Hunting

III. Animal Research and Genetic Engineering

IV. Companion Animals

V. Wild Animals: Conservation, Management, and Ethics

VI. Animal Activism

The chapters are brief, and they have been written in a way that is accessible to serious undergraduate students, regardless of their field of study. The volume covers everything from animal cognition to the state of current fisheries, from genetic modification to intersection animal activism. It is a resource designed for anyone interested in the moral issues that emerge from human interactions with animals.

Table of contents

Prelims Download PDF
Introduction Download PDF
Chapter  1:  Psychological Mechanisms Involved in Human–Animal Interactions Download PDF
Chapter  2:  Understanding the Moral Implications of Morgan’s Canon Download PDF
Chapter  3:  Animal Intelligence Download PDF
Chapter  4:  The Emotional Lives of Animals Download PDF
Chapter  5:  Animal Self-Awareness Download PDF
Chapter  6:  The Moral Animal Download PDF
Chapter  7:  Quantifying Animal Well-Being and Overcoming the Challenge of Interspecies Comparisons Download PDF
Chapter  8:  Cost-Effectiveness in Animal Health Download PDF
Chapter  9:  The Origins of Factory Farming in the United States Download PDF
Chapter  10:  The Economics of Intensive Animal Agriculture Download PDF
Chapter  11:  Animal Welfare—Is Intensification the Problem? Download PDF
Chapter  12:  Anymal Agriculture and the Environment Download PDF
Chapter  13:  Intensive Animal Agriculture and Human Health Download PDF
Chapter  14:  Seafood Ethics Download PDF
Chapter  15:  Small-Scale Animal Agriculture Download PDF
Chapter  16:  Subsistence Hunting Download PDF
Chapter  17:  Institutionalized Ethical Assessments of Animal Experiments Download PDF
Chapter  18:  Animal Models Download PDF
Chapter  19:  Applied Ethics in Animal Experimentation Download PDF
Chapter  20:  Genetic Engineering of Nonhuman Animals Download PDF
Chapter  21:  Building Ethical De-extinction Programs Download PDF
Chapter  22:  Pets Download PDF
Chapter  23:  The Ethics of Domestication Download PDF
Chapter  24:  The Ethics of Keeping Pets Download PDF
Chapter  25:  The Ethics of Companion Animal Euthanasia Download PDF
Chapter  26:  Links Between Violence Against Humans and Nonhuman Animals Download PDF
Chapter  27:  Zoos and Aquariums Committing to Integrated Species Conservation Download PDF
Chapter  28:  The Educational Value of Zoos Download PDF
Chapter  29:  Moral Arguments Against Zoos Download PDF
Chapter  30:  Defensible Zoos and Aquariums Download PDF
Chapter  31:  Killing for Conservation Download PDF
Chapter  32:  Ethical Dimensions of Invasive Animal Management Download PDF
Chapter  33:  Property, Regulation, and Endangered Species Conservation Download PDF
Chapter  34:  The Laissez-Faire View Download PDF
Chapter  35:  Welfare Biology Download PDF
Chapter  36:  Wild Animals as Political Subjects Download PDF
Chapter  37:  The History of Animal Activism Download PDF
Chapter  38:  The Political and Cultural Sociology of Animal Advocacy Download PDF
Chapter  39:  Beyond Compare Download PDF
Chapter  40:  Political Lobbying for Animals Download PDF
Chapter  41:  Effective Animal Advocacy Download PDF
Chapter  42:  Cultured Meat Download PDF
Chapter  43:  Veganism, (Almost) Harm-Free Animal Flesh, and Nonmaleficence Download PDF
Chapter  44:  Animal Sanctuaries Download PDF
Index Download PDF
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