Humans encounter and use animals in a stunning number of ways. The nature of these animals and the justifiability or unjustifiabilitly of human uses of them are the subject matter of this volume.
Preface; Contributors; Introduction; PART I. HISTORY OF PHILOSOPHY; 1: Animals in Classical and Late Antique Philosophy; 2: Animals and Ethics in the History of Modern Philosophy; PART II. TYPES OF ETHICAL THEORY; 3: Interacting with Animals: A Kantian Approach; 4: Virtue Ethics and the Treatment of Animals; 5: A Humean Account of the Status and Character of Animals; 6: Rights Theory and Animal Rights; 7: The Capabilities Approach and Animal Entitlements; PART III. MORAL STATUS AND PERSON THEORY; 8: The Idea of Moral Standing; 9: Animals, Fundamental Moral Standing, and Speciesism; 10: Human Animals and Nonhuman Persons; 11: Are Nonhuman Animals Persons?; PART IV. ANIMAL MINDS AND THEIR MORAL SIGNIFICANCE; 12: Animal Mentality: Its Character, Extent, and Moral Significance; 13: Mindreading and Moral Significance in Nonhuman Animals; 14: Minimal Minds; 15: Beyond Anthropomorphism: Attributing Psychological Properties to Animals; 16: The Relationship between Cognitive Sophistication and Pain in Animals; 17: Animals that Act for Moral Reasons; 18: The Moral Life of Animals; PART V. SPECIES AND THE ENGINEERING OF SPECIES; 19: On the Origin of Species Notions and Their Ethical Limitations; 20: On the Nature of Species and the Moral Significance of their Extinction; 21: Are All Species Equal?; 22: Genetically Modified Animals: Should There Be Limits to Engineering the Animal Kingdom?; 23: Human/Nonhuman Chimeras: Assessing the Issues; PART VI. PRACTICAL ETHICS; 24: The Moral Relevance of the Distinction between Domesticated and Wild Animals; 25: The Moral Significance of Animal Pain and Animal Death; 26: The Ethics of Confining Animals: From Farms to Zoos to Human Homes; 27: Keeping Pets; 28: Animal Experimentation in Biomedical Research; 29: The Application of Biotechnology to Animals in Agriculture; 30: Environmental Ethics, Hunting, and the Place of Animals; 31: Vegetarianism; 32: The Use of Animals in Toxicological Research; 33: What's Ethics Got to Do with It? The Roles of Government Regulation in Research-Animal; Protection; 34: Literary Works and Animal Ethics; Index
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