By Marc Bekoff
From using animals in experiments to increase drugs for individuals to the upkeep of endangered species in zoos, humans' accountability to and for his or her fellow animals has develop into an more and more arguable topic. This e-book, which Jane Goodall in her foreword calls specific, informative, and intriguing, offers a provocative evaluate of the various assorted views at the problems with animal rights and animal welfare in an easy-to-use encyclopedic structure. scholars, lecturers, and readers can discover the tips of famous philosophers, biologists, and psychologists during this box, corresponding to Peter Singer, Tom Regan, and over one hundred twenty five others, all of whom have contributed unique entries.
Bekoff has supplied a large choice of well-chosen entries, defining phrases and ideas and offering short biographies, all of which relate to the themes of animal rights and animal welfare from the views of many various disciplines: philosophy, psychology, ethology, anthropology, ecology, sociology, schooling, legislation, background, politics, theology, veterinary technology, and public management. The multidisciplinary method permits clients to severely study the various angles and arguments and achieve a greater figuring out of the heritage and improvement of animal rights and animal protectionist hobbies worldwide.
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Encyclopedia of Animal Rights and Animal Welfare by Marc Bekoff