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Introduction

Lisa Kemmerer

in Animals and World Religions

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199790678
eISBN:
9780199919178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199790678.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The introduction provides focus and intent for the book: focusing on core religious teachings that explain how human beings ought to behave in relation to other animals—teachings that shed light on ... More


Introduction: Pet Theories

Stephen H. Webb

in On God and Dogs: A Christian Theology of Compassion for Animals

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195152296
eISBN:
9780199849178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195152296.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This introductory chapter first sets out the purpose of the book, which is to show to groups—people who are interested in animal rights and people who study Christian theology—that they have more in ... More


The Radical Environmental and Animal Liberation Movements

Donald R. Liddick

in Extremism in America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813044972
eISBN:
9780813046501
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044972.003.0010
Subject:
History, Social History

The radical environmental and animal liberation movements—so-called “eco-terrorism”—are comprised of a broad range of groups and actors. The movements, while global in scope, are not well-organized ... More


Conclusion

Lisa Kemmerer

in Animals and World Religions

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199790678
eISBN:
9780199919178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199790678.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The conclusion reiterates the intent, focus, and parameters of the book, and revisits the distinction between animal welfare and animal liberation. The conclusion offers two formal arguments based on ... More


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


When Animals Speak: Toward an Interspecies Democracy

Eva Meijer

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781479859351
eISBN:
9781479815661
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479859351.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This book develops a theory of political animal voices in three steps. The first part focuses on language. Drawing on insights from recent studies in biology and ethology, it challenges a view of ... More


Animal Politics: Justice, Power, and Political Animal Agency

Eva Meijer

in When Animals Speak: Toward an Interspecies Democracy

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781479859351
eISBN:
9781479815661
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479859351.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

Chapter 4 challenges political anthropocentrism. It first discusses critiques of anthropocentric interpretations of politics from the perspective of justice. These critiques are important, but we ... More


Departure and Aftermath

Robert Garner and Yewande Okuleye

in The Oxford Group and the Emergence of Animal Rights: An Intellectual History

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780197508497
eISBN:
9780197508527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197508497.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, UK Politics

This chapter describes the subsequent lives and careers of the group of ethical vegetarians who met at Oxford. More analytically, it seeks to consider how influential their crusade for animal rights ... More


Loving Animals: Toward a New Animal Advocacy

Kathy Rudy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816674688
eISBN:
9781452947433
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816674688.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Ethical Issues and Debates

The contemporary animal rights movement encompasses a wide range of sometimes-competing agendas from vegetarianism to animal liberation. For people for whom pets are family members—animal lovers ... More


Peter Singer’s Ethical Theory

F. M. Kamm

in Intricate Ethics: Rights, Responsibilities, and Permissible Harm

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195189698
eISBN:
9780199851096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189698.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter examines the views of consequentialists as well as of nonconsequentialists whose perspectives differ from those of this book. It considers both the kind of consequentialism to which ... More


Singer, Hare, and the Role of the Academy

Robert Garner and Yewande Okuleye

in The Oxford Group and the Emergence of Animal Rights: An Intellectual History

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780197508497
eISBN:
9780197508527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197508497.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, UK Politics

This chapter examines the extent to which Peter Singer’s intellectual development can be explained by the formal academic environment. It therefore provides a case study testing the explanatory ... More


The Environmental Omnivore’s Dilemma

J. Baird Callicott

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/9780199353903.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

For most of the twentieth century, academic ethical theory has been confined within two complementary paradigms: utilitarianism and deontology. Utilitarian animal ethics is called “animal ... More


Collective Action

Robert Garner and Yewande Okuleye

in The Oxford Group and the Emergence of Animal Rights: An Intellectual History

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780197508497
eISBN:
9780197508527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197508497.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, UK Politics

This chapter considers what Farrell defines as the “collective action” stage of a collaborative circle. The collective action pursued by members of the Oxford Group is documented in the context of ... More


Red

Tobias Menely and Margaret Ronda

in Prismatic Ecology: Ecotheory beyond Green

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679973
eISBN:
9781452948737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679973.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, General

During its years of operation, the Cavel West slaughterhouse in Redmond, Oregon, killed up to five hundred horses a week and shipped the meat to European and Japanese markets. Cavel West was ... More


The Oxford Group and the Emergence of Animal Rights: An Intellectual History

Robert Garner and Yewande Okuleye

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780197508497
eISBN:
9780197508527
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197508497.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, UK Politics

This book is an account of the life and times of a loose friendship group (later christened the Oxford Group) of ten people, primarily postgraduate philosophy students, who attended the University of ... More


Insurrection as history from Guy Fawkes to black blocs

Michael Loadenthal

in The Politics of Attack: Communiqués and Insurrectionary Violence

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526114457
eISBN:
9781526128454
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526114457.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter develops the pre-modern history of insurrectionary methods, pursued through a genealogical account of history and discourse. Beginning with a discussion of the genealogical approach as ... More


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