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Animal rights : a historical anthology / edited by Andrew Linzey and Paul Barry Clarke.

Linzey, Andrew. (Added Author). Clarke, Paul A. B., 1946- (Added Author).
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Subject: Animal rights.
Animaux > Droits.
Animal Rights.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9780231508728
  • ISBN: 0231508727
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xxxi, 193 pages)
  • Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, ©2004.

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General Note: Reprint. Originally published: Political theory and animal rights. London ; Winchester, Mass. : Pluto Press, ©1990. With new pref.
21. All Animals are Equal PETER SINGER.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note: Acknowledgments; Foreword TOM REAGAN; Introduction; Beyond Caricature -- Preface to the Columbia University Press Edition; Part I Differences Between Humans and Animals; 1. Creation of the Universe PLATO; 2. Animals are not Political ARISTOTLE; 3. Animals are not Rational Creatures ST. THOMAS AQUINAS; 4. The Human and the Beast NICCOLO MACHIAVELLI; 5. Anials as Automata RENE DESCARTES; 6. Animals have no Language THOMAS HOBBES; 7. Understanding Animals JOHN LOCKE; 8. A Response to Locke GEORGE BERKELEY; 9. Of the Reason of Animals DAVID HUME.
10. On Animal Souls GOTTFRIED WILHELM LEIBNIZ11. Freedom of the Will JEAN-JACQUES ROSSEAU; 12. Organic Difference JOHANN G. HERDER; 13. Animals have no Concepts ARTUR SCHOPENHAUER; 14. Animals are not Self-Aware G.W.F. HEGEL; 15. An Animal is not a Species Being KARL MARX; 16. On the Genius of Species FRIEDRICH NIETZSCHE; 17. The Lure of the Simple Distinction MARY MIDGELY; Part II: Dominion and the Limits to Power; 1. The Golden Age PLATO; 2. Animals are for Our Use ARISTOTLE; 3. Rational Domination ST. AUGUSTINE; 4. Unrestricted Dominion ST. THOMAS AQUINAS.
5. Difference does Not Justify Domination MICHEL E. DE MONTAIGNE6. Animals in the Cosmic Hierarchy RICHARD HOOKER; 7. The Right of Nature THOMAS HOBBES; 8. Dominion is Subject to Law SAMUEL PUFENDORF; 9. The Workmanship Model JOHN LOCKE; 10. Responsibility to the Weak ALEXANDER POPE; 11. Animals do Not Make War on Humans JEAN-JACQUES ROSSEAU; 12. Animals may be Used IMMANUEL KANT; 13. Dominion and Property JOHANN GOTTLIEB FICHTE; 14. The Limits to Power JOHN STUART MILL; 15. Animals as Utilities HENRY SIDGWICK; 16. Nature Teaches Mutual Aid PETER KROPOTKIN.
17. Dominion as Power BERTRAND RUSSELL18. Critique of the Principle of Domination MAX HORKHEIMER; 19. Dominion is Social ROSALIND COWARD; Part III Justice, Rights and Obligations; 1. Justice Requires Friendship ARISTOTLE; 2. No Friendship with Irrational Creatures ST. THOMAS AQUINAS; 3. Exclusion from Friendship is Not Rational MICHEL E. DE MONTAIGNE; 4. The Government of Animals THOMAS HOBBES; 5. Animals have no Intrinsic Rights SAMUEL PUFENDORF; 6. Cruelty is Not Natural JOHN LOCKE; 7. No Justice Without Equality DAVID HUME; 8. Differences do Not Justify Inequality HUMPHRY PRIMATT.
9. Duties to Animals are Indirect IMMANUEL KANT10. Animals are Not Constitutional Persons JAMES MADISON; 11. The Inalienable Rights of Animals HERMAN DAGGETT; 12. All Nature Suffers WILLIAM GODWIN; 13. Limits to the Rights over Animals ARTUR SCHOPENHAUER; 14. Duty to Minimize Suffering JEREMY BENTHAM; 15. Duties to Animals are Direct JOHN STUART MILL; 16. The Principle of Animal Rights HENRY S. SALT; 17. Pity for Animals FRIEDRICH NIETZSCHE; 18. Duties to Life ALBERT SCHWEITZER; 19. Outside the Scope of the Theory of Justice JOHN RAWLS; 20. The Rights of Animals BRIGID BROPHY.
Summary: This comprehensive and diverse anthology, the only one of its kind, illuminates the complex evolution of moral thought regarding animals and includes writings from ancient Greece to the present. Animal Rights reveals the ways in which a variety of thinkers have addressed such issues as our ethical responsibilities for the welfare of animals, whether animals have rights, and what it means to be human.
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