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Animal Rights: A Very Short Introduction

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Series: Very Short Introduction Series (VSI) Volume: 57

By: David DeGrazia

131 pages, B/w photos

Oxford University Press

Paperback | Feb 2002 | #140534 | ISBN: 0192853600
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Do animals have moral rights? If so what does this mean? What sorts of mental lives do animals have, and how should we understand their welfare? After addressing these questions, DeGrazia explores their implications in contexts such as food consumption, zoos, and research.


Preface; 1. Introduction to the Issues; 2. The Moral Status of Animals; 3. What Animals are Like; 4. The Harms of Suffering, Confinement, and Death; 5. Meat-Eating; 6. Keeping Pets and Zoo Animals; 7. Animal Research; 8. Epilogue

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