Putting the Horse before Descartes: My Life's Work on Behalf of Animals (Animals and Ethics)

Putting the Horse before Descartes: My Life's Work on Behalf of Animals (Animals and Ethics)

By: Bernard Rollin (author)Hardback

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A pioneer in animal ethics tells his story

About Author

Bernard E. Rollin is Colorado State University Distinguished Professor of Philosophy and University Bioethicist. He is the author of more than 500 articles and fifteen books, the most recent of which is Science and Ethics. In 2005, Dr. Rollin was awarded the Henry Spira Award by the Johns Hopkins Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing.

Contents

Preface Prologue: The Beginning 1. Life in New York 2. Coming to CSU: The Start of My Animal Career 3. Veterinary Medicine 4. Ethics, Veterinary Medical Ethics, and Emerging Animal Ethics 5. The New Social Ethic for Animals: A Philosophical Approach to Animal Ethics 6. Companion Animals and Animal Advocates 7. Creating Law for Animal Research 8. The Deeper Meaning of the Laws 9. A Philosopher Looks at Scientific Ideology 10. Ideology and Consciousness 11. Ethical Issues in Animal Research and the Research-Animal Laws: Successes and Inadequacies 12. Pain and Ideology 13. Biotechnology 14. Animal Agriculture: Cowboys and Husbandry 15. Industrial Agriculture 16. Changing Industrial Agriculture 17. Odds, Beginnings, and Ends Acknowledgments References Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781592138258
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 304
  • ID: 9781592138258
  • ISBN10: 159213825X

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