Animal Rights: Moral Theory and Practice

Paperback | September 15, 2009

byMark Rowlands

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In this 2nd edition, the author has substantially revised his book throughout, updating the moral arguments and adding a chapter on animal minds. Importantly, rather than being a polemic on animal rights, this book is also a considered and imaginative evaluation of moral theory as explored through the issue of animal rights.

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In this 2nd edition, the author has substantially revised his book throughout, updating the moral arguments and adding a chapter on animal minds. Importantly, rather than being a polemic on animal rights, this book is also a considered and imaginative evaluation of moral theory as explored through the issue of animal rights.

MARK ROWLANDS is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Miami and author of ten books including Animals Like Us (2002), The Philosopher at the End of the Universe (2003), The Nature of Consciousness (2001) and Body Language (2006).

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:240 pages, 8.56 × 5.41 × 0.58 inPublished:September 15, 2009Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230219454

ISBN - 13:9780230219458

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Table of Contents

Animals and Moral Theory
Arguing for Ones Species
Utilitarianism and Animal Rights
Animal Rights as Natural Rights
Contractarianism and Animal Rights
Virtue Ethics and Animals
Animal Minds