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The Human Use of Animals: Case Studies in Ethical Choice

Edited By: F Barbara Orlans

330 pages, no illustrations

Oxford University Press USA

Paperback | Mar 2008 | Edition: 2 | #173210 | ISBN-13: 9780195340198
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A collection of sixteen objective and balanced case studies on human uses of animals.

Second edition focuses on conservation issues and the use of animals in entertainment.


I. Introduction; 1. Moral Issues About Animals; II. Biomedical Research; 2. Baboon-Human Liver Transplants: The Pittsburgh Case; 3. Head Injury Experiments on Primates at the University of Pennsylvania; 4. Patenting Animals: The Harvard "Oncomouse"; 5. What Does the Public Have a Right to Know?; III. Cosmetic Safety Testing; 6. Beauty Without the Beast; IV. Behavioral Research; 7. Apes and Language: Washoe and Her Successors; 8. Can Animal Aggression be Studied in an Ethical Manner?; 9. Monkeys Without Mothers; V. Wildlife Research; 10. The Death of a Vagrant Bird; VI. Educational Teaching; 11. Dissection of Frogs: The Jennifer Graham Case; VII. Food and Farming; 12. Force-Feeding of Geese; 13. Veal Crates and Human Palates; 14. Fowl Deeds; VIII. Companion Animals; 15. Should the Tail Wag the Dog?; 16. From Where Should Research Scientists Get their Dogs?; IX. Religious Rites; 17. Animal Sacrifice as Religious Ritual: The Santeria Case

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Tom L. Beauchamp, Professor and Senior Research Scholar, Kennedy Institute of Ethics, Georgetown University, F. Barbara Orlans, Senior Research Fellow, Kennedy Institute of Ethics, Georgetown University, Rebecca Dresser, Daniel Noyes Kirby Professor of Law and Professor of Ethics in Medicine, Washington University, David B. Morton, Professor, Department of Biomedical Science adn Ethics, The Medical School, University of Birmingham, and John P. Gluck, Professor Emeritus, Department of Psychology, University of New Mexico

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