Animal pragmatism : rethinking human-nonhuman relationships

TitleAnimal pragmatism : rethinking human-nonhuman relationships
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication2004
AuthorsMcKenna, E, Light, A
Pagination 272 p.
PublisherIndiana University Press
Publication Languageeng
ISBN Number9780253344229
Accession Number53879472
KeywordsANIMAL , Animal Research Subjects , Ethik. , Human , HUMAN-animal , Mens-dier-relatie. , Mensch. , PHILOSOPHY , Pragmatism. , Pragmatisme. , Tiere.
AbstractThis book contains twelve provocative essays looking at pragmatist philosophy and how it can sign light on the issue of animal welfare. Topics covered in the book include issues of animal experimentation, institutional animal care, environmental protection of animal habitats, and farm animal welfare.
Notesill. ; 25 cm.Pragmatism and the future of human-nonhuman relationships / Andrew Light and Erin McKenna -- "What does Rome know of rat and lizard?": pragmatic mandates for considering animals in Emerson, James, and Dewey / James M. Albrecht -- Dewey and animal ethics / Steven Fesmire -- Overlapping horizons of meaning: a Deweyan approach to moral standing of nonhuman animals / Phillip McReynolds -- Peirce's horse: a sympathetic and semeiotic bond / Douglas R. Anderson -- Beyond considerability: a Deweyan view of the animal rights-environmental ethics debate / Ben A. Minteer -- Methodological pragmatism, animal welfare, and hunting / Andrew Light -- Getting pragmatic about farm animal welfare /Paul B. Thompson -- Pragmatism and the production of livestock / Erin McKenna -- Is pragmatism chauvinistic? Dewey on animal experimentation / Jennifer Welchman -- A pragmatist case for animal advocates on institutional animal care and use committees / Todd M. Lekan -- Pragmatism and pets: Best Friends Animal Sanctuary, Maddie's Fund, and No More Homeless Pets in Utah / Matthew Pamental -- Dining on Fido: death, identity, and the aesthetic dilemma of eating animals / Glenn Kuehn.Includes bibliographical references and index.National bibliography no: GBA444995 Other format available: Online version:; Animal pragmatism.; Bloomington, IN : Indiana University Press, c2004; Online version:; Animal pragmatism.; Bloomington, IN : Indiana University Press, c2004edited by Erin McKenna and Andrew Light. More Records: Show record informationGovernment publication (gpb); State or province government publication (sgp); Internet resource (url)Book; Internet Resource Date of Entry: 20031204
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