New Essays In Applied Ethics: Animal Rights, Personhood, and the Ethics of Killing by H. LiNew Essays In Applied Ethics: Animal Rights, Personhood, and the Ethics of Killing by H. Li

New Essays In Applied Ethics: Animal Rights, Personhood, and the Ethics of Killing

byH. Li

Hardcover | October 11, 2007

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This collection of new essays aims to address some of the most perplexing issues arising from death and dying, as well as the moral status of persons and animals. Leading scholars, including Peter Singer and Gerald Dworkin, investigate diverse topics such as animal rights, vegetarianism, lethal injection, abortion and euthanasia.
GERALD DWORKIN Department of Philosophy, University of California Davis, USA VICKY FRANKS Department of Philosophy, East Tennessee University, USA STAN VAN HOOFT Department of Philosophy, Deakin University, Australia JAMES LENMAN Department of Philosophy, University of Sheffield, UK BRIAN LUKE Researcher TIBOR MACHAN Professor Emeritus...
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Title:New Essays In Applied Ethics: Animal Rights, Personhood, and the Ethics of KillingFormat:HardcoverDimensions:272 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.69 inPublished:October 11, 2007Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230006507

ISBN - 13:9780230006508

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Contents Acknowledgements Notes on the contributors Introduction; H.Li PART I: Animal Rights Ethics, Animals and Nature P.Singer Rights, Liberation and Interests: Is there a Sound Case for Animal Rights or Liberation T.R.Machan Towards Quasi-vegetarianism H.Li Chapter 4: Love a Duck! Emotions, Animals and Environmental Ethics K.Rawles Men's Hunting and the Disvalue of Natural Predation B.Luke PART II: Personhood Personhood, Humanity and the Right to Life J.Teichman Abortion and the Potential Person Argument A.K.Yeung Ensoulment, Biotechnology and Moral Worth V.Franks Chapter 9: Death and Dualism S.van Hooft PART III: The Ethics of Killing Terminal Sedation: A Swedish Case Study T.Tännsjö Euthanasia, Intentions, and the Doctrine of Killing and Letting Die K.Wong Patients and Prisoners: The Ethics of Lethal Injection G.Dworkin On Becoming Extinct J.Lenman Index