Ethics, Humans and Other Animals: An Introduction with Readings

Routledge (2000)

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Rosalind Hursthouse
University of Auckland
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This introductory textbook is ideally suited to newcomers to philosophy and ethical problems. Rosalind Hursthouse carefully introduces the three standard approaches in current ethical theory: utilitarianism, rights, and virtue ethics. She links each chapter to readings from key exponents such as Peter Singer and Mary Midgley and asks students to think critically about these readings for themselves. Key features include clear activities and activities, chapter summaries and guides to further reading
Keywords Animal welfare Moral and ethical aspects  Animal experimentation Moral and ethical aspects  Human-animal relationships Moral and ethical aspects
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Call number HV4708.H84 2000
ISBN(s) 9780203870150   9780415212427   0415212413   0415212421   9780415212410
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