Veterinary and Animal Ethics: Proceedings of the First International Conference on Veterinary and Animal Ethics, September 2011 (UFAW Animal Welfare)

Veterinary and Animal Ethics: Proceedings of the First International Conference on Veterinary and Animal Ethics, September 2011 (UFAW Animal Welfare)

By: Christopher Wathes (editor), Sandra Corr (editor), Stephen May (editor), Steven McCulloch (editor), Martin Whiting (editor)Hardback

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The first International Conference on Veterinary and Animal Ethics (ICVAE) held in September 2011 saw leading experts from across the world come together to discuss the most important issues of animal welfare in contemporary veterinary practice and research. This is the extended proceedings of that conference, enabling all those interested in this increasingly significant subject to benefit from the insights of those discussions. The conference was divided into four sessions: Principles of veterinary and animal ethics; Justifying ends - the morality of animal use; Ethical analyses of animal use; and Cultural, political, legal and economic considerations. Each session contained four or five papers, and these are presented here in full, as well as the transcribed question and answer sessions at the end of each paper, and a short post-presentation reflection from each author. Also included is the debate on the motion Is it better to have lived and lost than never to have lived at all? which records three prepared responses to the question as well as registrants comments from the floor. KEY FEATURES Contributions from the leading thinkers in veterinary and animal ethics today Includes stimulating, challenging, thought-provoking and sometimes controversial discussions Addresses key questions on the role of the veterinarian and the morality of animal use, as well as our impact on wildlife Provides guidance on the practical application of ethical principles and the problems encountered Published as part of the UFAW Animal Welfare book series. See www.wiley.com/go/ufaw for more details.

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Contents

Contributors vii Foreword by John Webster x Preface xiii Session I Principles of Veterinary and Animal Ethics 1 Patrick Bateson 1 The History of Veterinary Ethics in Britain, ca. 1870 2000 3 Abigail Woods 2 The Idea of Animal Welfare Developments and Tensions 19 Peter Sandoe and Karsten Klint Jensen 3 Lessons from Medical Ethics 32 Carolyn Johnston 4 Veterinary Ethics, Professionalism and Society 44 Stephen A. May Session II Justifying Ends The Morality of Animal Use 59 Judy MacArthur Clark 5 Justice of Animal Use in the Veterinary Profession 63 Martin C. Whiting 6 Telos 75 Bernard E. Rollin 7 Agriculture, Animal Welfare and Climate Change 84 Steven P. McCulloch 8 Ethics and Ethical Analysis in Veterinary Science: The Development and Application of the Ethical Matrix Method 100 Kate Millar 9 The Ethics of Animal Enhancement 113 James Yeates Session III Ethical Analyses of Animal Use 133 Peter Jinman 10 Wildlife Medicine, Conservation and Welfare 135 James K. Kirkwood 11 Veterinary Ethics and the Use of Animals in Research: Are They Compatible? 155 Colin Gilbert and Sarah Wolfensohn 12 Production Animals: Ethical and Welfare Issues Raised by Production-focused Management of Newborn Livestock 174 David J. Mellor 13 Companion Animals 188 Sandra A. Corr 14 Ethical Analysis of the Use of Animals for Sport 201 Madeleine Campbell Session IV Cultural, Political, Legal and Economic Considerations 217 John Webster 15 Global Cultural Considerations of Animal Ethics 219 Michael C. Appleby 16 Animal Ethics and the Government s Policy: To Guard and Protect 229 Sophia Hepple and Nigel Gibbens 17 Veterinary Ethics and Law 245 Marie Fox 18 Ethical Citizenship 261 Bjorn Forkman 19 Principles, Preference and Profit: Animal Ethics in a Market Economy 271 John McInerney Debate: Is It Better to Have Lived and Lost than Never to Have Lived at All? 286 Patrick Bateson Index 300

Product Details

  • publication date: 30/11/2012
  • ISBN13: 9781118314807
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 318
  • ID: 9781118314807
  • weight: 782
  • ISBN10: 1118314808

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