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The Ethics of Animal Experimentation: A Critical Analysis and Constructive Christian Proposal

Donna Yarri

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195181791
eISBN:
9780199835744
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195181794.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The ethical treatment of animals is one of serious academic interest today. Specifically, both the practice of animal experimentation and ethical concerns about it have a long history, going ... More


Animal Pain

Donna Yarri

in The Ethics of Animal Experimentation: A Critical Analysis and Constructive Christian Proposal

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195181791
eISBN:
9780199835744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195181794.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The issue of animal sentience, particularly animal pain and suffering, is probably the most significant one in animal experimentation. Many experimental procedures cause significant harm for ... More


The Problem of Evil: The Gifford Lectures delivered in the University of St Andrews in 2003

Peter van Inwagen

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199245604
eISBN:
9780191715310
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199245604.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This book contains in eight chapters the revised text of eight Gifford lectures, which were delivered at the University of St Andrews in 2003. The problem of evil may be formulated as a question ... More


Burden/Benefit Analysis

Donna Yarri

in The Ethics of Animal Experimentation: A Critical Analysis and Constructive Christian Proposal

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780195181791
eISBN:
9780199835744
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195181794.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Most arguments regarding the use and treatment of animals in experimentation tend to assume that animal research is necessary for human well-being. What is needed in the discussion, though, is a ... More


The Sufferings of Beasts

Peter van Inwagen

in The Problem of Evil: The Gifford Lectures delivered in the University of St Andrews in 2003

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199245604
eISBN:
9780191715310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199245604.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Since there were non-rational but sentient organisms long before there were human beings, the free-will defence cannot account for the sufferings of those organisms. This chapter presents a defence — ... More


Introduction

Michael J. Murray

in Nature Red in Tooth and Claw: Theism and the Problem of Animal Suffering

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199237272
eISBN:
9780191717291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199237272.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

The Introduction gives some historical background to the arguments presented in this book. Firstly it discusses the conflicts between science and religion. It goes on to chart the progress of thought ... More


Consciousness: Essays from a Higher-Order Perspective

Peter Carruthers

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199277360
eISBN:
9780191602597
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199277362.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This book is a collection of essays about consciousness and related issues. It focuses mostly on developing, defending, and exploring the implications of one particular sort of reductive explanation ... More


The Sacrificial Economy of Christian Theology

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/9780195152296.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter investigates the fundamental reasons for theology's historical lack of sensitivity toward the question of animals. A Christian theology that treats creation as a gift from God could ... More


Beasts, Saints, and Heroes

Rosemary Rodd

in Biology, Ethics, and Animals

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198240525
eISBN:
9780191680199
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198240525.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Forgoing personal benefits to avoid causing injury to animals is a good act, but not obligatory, and animals may be said to be creatures who possess moral status, but not rights. This chapter argues ... More


Bull-baiting: intellectual history

Emma Griffin

in England's Revelry: A History of Popular Sports and Pastimes, 1660-1830

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263211
eISBN:
9780191734427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263211.003.0005
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter attempts to establish the extent of concern for animal suffering during eighteenth-century England. An intellectual history of this sport is provided. It looks at the rapid emergence of ... More


Natural Evil and the Scope for Response

Richard Swinburne

in Providence and the Problem of Evil

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198237983
eISBN:
9780191598548
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198237987.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

The ‘higher‐order goods’ defence claims that natural evils (bad states caused by processes over which humans have no control) give humans the opportunity to react to them in the right way by actions, ... More


Talking with Philosophers: How Philosophers Discuss Farm Animal Welfare

F. Bailey Norwood and Jayson L. Lusk

in Compassion, by the Pound: The Economics of Farm Animal Welfare

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199551163
eISBN:
9780191808593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199551163.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter explains the opinions of philosophers on farm animal welfare. Many philosophers use ethical reasoning in their arguments, arguing that there are inconsistencies in how people perceive ... More


Arguments from Evil

Tim Mulgan

in Purpose in the Universe: The moral and metaphysical case for Ananthropocentric Purposivism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780199646142
eISBN:
9780191813993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646142.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter develops two arguments from evil that Ananthropocentric Purposivism can borrow. These are based on animal suffering and the horrendous evils that humans inflict on one another. The ... More


High Fall Theodicy

Vince R. Vitale

in Non-Identity Theodicy: A Grace-Based Response to the Problem of Evil

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198864226
eISBN:
9780191896392
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198864226.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter assesses the theodicies identified in the previous chapter as structurally promising (i.e. as depicting God as ethically in the clear on the assumption that the explanatory story told by ... More


Conclusion: Distinctive Features of Non-Identity Theodicy

Vince R. Vitale

in Non-Identity Theodicy: A Grace-Based Response to the Problem of Evil

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198864226
eISBN:
9780191896392
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198864226.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This concluding chapter takes a step back to consider the place of Non-Identity Theodicy in the contemporary theodicy literature. It recaps the key areas of overemphasis and underemphasis in ... More


Is Leibniz’s Theodicy a Variation on a Theme by Malebranche?1

Nicholas Jolley

in New Essays on Leibniz's Theodicy

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199660032
eISBN:
9780191761133
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660032.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

In recent years historians of early modern philosophy have been fascinated by the apparent affinities between the theodicies of Leibniz and Malebranche. Indeed, one commentator went so far as to ... More


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