The animal rights debate

TitleThe animal rights debate
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication2001
AuthorsCohen, C, Regan, T
Series TitlePoint/counterpoint;
Paginationviii, 323 p.
PublisherRowman & Littlefield Publishers
Place PublishedLanham
Publication Languageeng
ISBN Number9780847696628
Accession Number45637053
KeywordsANIMAL , Animal rights. , Animaux , Animaux -- Droits. , Rechten , Rechten van het dier.
AbstractThis unique volume follows a point/counterpoint layout, with the two philosophers authoring this volume arguing about the moral status of animals, and the ethics of using animal subjects for research purposes.
Notes24 cm.In defense of the use of animals / Carl Cohen -- 1. The moral problem of animal use -- 2. The factual setting of animal experimentation -- 3. Rights and interests -- 4. If animals had rights -- 5. Why animals do not have rights -- 6. Why animals are mistakenly believed to have rights -- 7. The moral inequality of species : why "speciesism" is right -- 8. Spurious scientific arguments against the use of animals -- 9. What good does animal experimentation do -- 10. The proven accomplishments of animal research -- The case for animal rights / Tom Regan -- 11. From indifference to advocacy -- 12. Animal exploitation -- 13. The nature and importance of rights -- 14. Indirect duty views -- 15. Direct duty views -- 16. Human rights -- 17. Animal rights -- Reply to Tom Regan / Carl Cohen -- Reply to Carl Cohen / Tom Regan.Includes bibliographical references and index.Carl Cohen and Tom Regan. More Records: Show record informationBook
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