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Animal Rights Debate Abolition or Regulation?

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ISBN-10: 0231149557

ISBN-13: 9780231149556

Edition: 2010

Authors: Gary Francione, Robert Garner

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Gary L. Francione is a law professor and leading philosopher of animal-rights theory. Robert Garner is a political theorist specializing in the philosophy and politics of animal protection. Francione maintains that we have no moral justification for using nonhumans, arguing that because animals are property-economic commodities-laws or industry practices requiring "humane" treatment will, as a general matter, fail to provide any meaningful level of protection. Garner favors a version of animal rights that focuses on eliminating animal suffering and adopts a protectionist approach, maintaining that, although the traditional animal-welfare ethic is philosophically flawed, it can contribute…    
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Book details

List price: $32.00
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 10/26/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 0.57" wide x 0.82" long x 0.07" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Gary L. Francione is Board of Governors Professor, Distinguished Professor Law and Nicholas deB. Katzenbach Scholar of Law and Philosophy at Rutgers University School of Law.Anna Charlton is Adjunct Professor of Law at Rutgers University School of Law. She was the co-founder and co-director (with Gary L. Francione) of the Rutgers Animal Rights Law Clinic from 1990-2000.