Animal Rights A Historical Anthology

ISBN-10: 0231134215

ISBN-13: 9780231134217

Edition: 2004

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Description: Offering writings by Plato, Aristotle, Aquinas, Machiavelli, Hume, Hegel, Marx, Kant, J.S. Mill, Nietzsche, Rawls & Singer, this anthology provides access to the historical roots of the animal rights cause.

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List price: $32.00
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 12/14/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.594
Language: English

Andrew Linzey is a member of the Faculty of Theology, Oxford University, and Bede Jarrett Senior Research Fellow at Blackfriars. He is also honorary professor in theology at Birmingham University and special professor at Saint Xavier University, Chicago. He has written or edited twenty books, including Aninal Theology, Animal Rites: Liturgies of Animal Care, and Animals on the Agenda: Questions about Animals for Theology and Ethics.Paul Barry Clarke, as a teacher and researcher in the Department of Government at the University of Essex, has written and edited over twelve books in political philosophy. He is the author of Autonomy Unbound, Deep Citizenship, and Citizenship, and has recently coedited and contributed to the Encyclopedia of Democratic Thought.

Beyond caricature : preface to the Columbia University press edition
Differences between humans and animals
Creation of the universe
Animals are not political
Animals are not rational creatures
The human and the beast
Animals as automata
Animals have no language
Understanding in animals
A response to Locke
Of the reason of animals
On animal souls
Freedom of the will
Organic difference
Animals have no concepts
Animals are not self-aware
An animal is not a species being
On the genius of species
The lure of the simple distinction
Dominion and the limits to power
The golden age
Animals are for our use
Rational domination
Unrestricted dominion
Difference does not justify domination
Animals in the cosmic hierarchy
The right of nature
Dominion is subject to law
The workmanship model
Responsibility to the weak
Animals do not make war on humans
Animals may be used
Dominion and property
The limits to power
Animals as utilities
Nature teaches mutual aid
Dominion as power
Critique of the principle of domination
Dominion is social
Justice, rights and obligations
Justice requires friendship
No friendship with irrational creatures
Exclusion from friendship is not rational
The government of animals
Animals have no intrinsic rights
Cruelty is not natural
No justice without equality
Differences do not justify inequality
Duties to animals are indirect
Animals are not constitutional persons
The inalienable rights of animals
All nature suffers
Limits to the rights over animals
Duty to minimize suffering
Duties to animals are direct
The principle of animal rights
Pity for animals
Duties to life
Outside the scope of the theory of justice
The rights of animals
All animals are equal
Constraints and animals
The feminist challenge
The struggle for animal rights
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