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Welfare and the Value of Life

Paola Cavalieri

in The Animal Question: Why Non-Human Animals Deserve Human Rights

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195143805
eISBN:
9780199833122
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195143809.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The way being open to reconsider in an impartial way the moral status of the members of other species, I offer a critical survey of the main attempts to do so within the field of animal liberation ... More


Personhood and Moral Rights

Mary Anne Warren

in Moral Status: Obligations to Persons and Other Living Things

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198250401
eISBN:
9780191681295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198250401.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter examines two variants of the concept of a person, and considers the arguments for regarding personhood, in either of these two senses, as the sole criterion of moral status. The first, ... More


The Philosophers

Morrison Adrian R.

in An Odyssey with Animals: A Veterinarian's Reflections on the Animal Rights & Welfare Debate

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195374445
eISBN:
9780199847938
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374445.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter explores the limitations that a few philosophers would place on the human use of animals, and how these restrictions have formed the foundation of the modern animal rights and liberation ... More


Old Orders for New: Ecology, Animal Rights, and the Poverty of Humanism

Cary Wolfe

in Animal Rites: American Culture, the Discourse of Species, and Posthumanist Theory

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226905136
eISBN:
9780226905129
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226905129.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter explores the issues of ecology, animal rights and the poverty of humanism in the context of Luc Ferry's book “New Ecological Order.” It analyzes Ferry's humanist frame which shows how ... More


The Killing of Animals

Torbjörn Tännsjö

in Taking Life: Three Theories on the Ethics of Killing

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780190225575
eISBN:
9780190225605
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190225575.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

This chapter asks the question of whether it is permissible for human beings to raise animals for food and clothing. In deontology, animals are left out of moral consideration. In moral rights ... More


A Moorean Defense of the Omnivore

Tristram McPherson

in The Moral Complexities of Eating Meat

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780199353903
eISBN:
9780199353934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199353903.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

The idea that it is okay to eat meat can seem like a bit of ethical common sense. This chapter examines the attempt to adapt one of the most influential philosophical defenses of common sense—G. E. ... More


The Contemporary Debate in Animal Ethics

Robert Garner

in Animals: A History

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780199375967
eISBN:
9780199375998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199375967.003.0019
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This final chapter explores the range of ideas current in the contemporary animal ethics debate. Much of the chapter is devoted to documenting the critique of the animal welfare ethic, which holds ... More


Conclusion

Sandra Shapshay

in Reconstructing Schopenhauer's Ethics: Hope, Compassion, and Animal Welfare

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190906801
eISBN:
9780190906832
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190906801.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The reconstruction of Schopenhauer’s ethical thought on offer in this book is novel in three main ways. First, it views Schopenhauer as a more faithful Kantian than most commentators have been apt to ... More


Is It Wrong to Eat Meat from Factory Farms? If So, Why?

Mark Bryant Budolfson

in The Moral Complexities of Eating Meat

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780199353903
eISBN:
9780199353934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199353903.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

Many philosophers endorse utilitarian arguments against eating meat along the lines of Peter Singer’s, while others endorse deontological arguments along the lines of Tom Regan’s. This chapter ... More


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