Animal Rights Without Liberation

Animal Rights Without Liberation

Applied Ethics and Human Obligations

eBook - 2012
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Alasdair Cochrane provides an entirely new theory of animal rights grounded in their interests as sentient beings. He applies this theory to a whole range of different and under-explored policy areas, such as genetic engineering, pet-keeping, indigenous hunting, and religious slaughter. In contrast to other proponents of animal rights, Cochrane claims that the possession of rights by animals does not mean animals must never be owned or used by human beings. He claims that because most sentient animals are not autonomous agents, they have no intrinsic interest in liberty. As such, his book.
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, Ă2012
ISBN: 9780231504430
0231504438
9780231158268
0231158262
9780231158275
0231158270
Characteristics: 1 online resource (viii, 246 pages)

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