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The Resource The ethics of killing animals, edited by Tatjana Višak and Robert Garner, with afterword by Peter Singer

The ethics of killing animals, edited by Tatjana Višak and Robert Garner, with afterword by Peter Singer

Label
The ethics of killing animals
Title
The ethics of killing animals
Statement of responsibility
edited by Tatjana Višak and Robert Garner, with afterword by Peter Singer
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
While it is generally accepted that animal welfare matters morally, it is less clear how to morally evaluate the ending of an animal's life. It seems to matter for the animal whether it experiences pain or pleasure, or enjoyment or suffering. But does it also matter for the animal whether it lives or dies? Is a longer life better for an animal than a shorter life? If so, under what conditions is this so, and why is this the case? Is it better for an animal to live rather than never to be born at all? The Ethics of Killing Animals addresses these value-theoretical questions about animal life, death and welfare. It also discusses whether and how answers to these questions are relevant for our moral duties towards animals. Is killing animals ever morally acceptable and, if so, under what conditions? Do animals have moral rights, such as the right to life and should they be accorded legal rights? How should our moral duties towards animals inform our individual behavior and policy-making? This volume presents a collection of contributions from major thinkers in ethics and animal welfare, with a special focus on the moral evaluation of killing animals
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
179/.3
Index
index present
LC call number
HV4708
LC item number
.E846 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1974-
  • 1960-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Višak, Tatjana
  • Garner, Robert
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Animal welfare
  • Animal rights
  • Human-animal relationships
  • Animal rights
  • Animal welfare
  • Human-animal relationships
  • Tiere
  • Tötung
  • Ethik
  • Tierrecht
  • Tierschutz
  • NATURE / Animal Rights
  • PHILOSOPHY / Ethics & Moral Philosophy
  • SCIENCE / Philosophy & Social Aspects
Label
The ethics of killing animals, edited by Tatjana Višak and Robert Garner, with afterword by Peter Singer
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 237-248) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. I : Animals and the harm of death -- 1. Killing as a welfare issue / T.J. Kasperbauer and Peter Sandøe -- 2. Death, pain, and animal life / Christopher Belshaw -- 3. Is death bad for a cow? / Ben Bradley -- 4. The comparative badness for animals of suffering and death / Jeff McMahan -- 5. Animal interests / Steven Luper -- 6. The value of coming into existence / Nils Holtug -- pt. II. Moral evaluation of killing animals -- 7. Do utilitarians need to accept the replaceability argument? / Tatjana Višak -- 8. Singer on killing animals / Shelly Kagan -- 9. A Kantian case for animal rights / Christine M. Korsgaard -- 10. Kantian constructivism and the ethics of killing animals / Frederike Haldewaij -- pt. III. Killing animals and the politicization of normative ethics -- 11. Life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness? Specifying the rights of animals / Alasdair Cochrane -- 12. Welfare, rights, and non-ideal theory / Robert Garner
Control code
ocn904715456
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
252 pages
Isbn
9780199396078
Lccn
2015006886
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
  • 9780199396085
  • 40025706768
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780199396085
  • (OCoLC)904715456
Label
The ethics of killing animals, edited by Tatjana Višak and Robert Garner, with afterword by Peter Singer
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 237-248) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. I : Animals and the harm of death -- 1. Killing as a welfare issue / T.J. Kasperbauer and Peter Sandøe -- 2. Death, pain, and animal life / Christopher Belshaw -- 3. Is death bad for a cow? / Ben Bradley -- 4. The comparative badness for animals of suffering and death / Jeff McMahan -- 5. Animal interests / Steven Luper -- 6. The value of coming into existence / Nils Holtug -- pt. II. Moral evaluation of killing animals -- 7. Do utilitarians need to accept the replaceability argument? / Tatjana Višak -- 8. Singer on killing animals / Shelly Kagan -- 9. A Kantian case for animal rights / Christine M. Korsgaard -- 10. Kantian constructivism and the ethics of killing animals / Frederike Haldewaij -- pt. III. Killing animals and the politicization of normative ethics -- 11. Life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness? Specifying the rights of animals / Alasdair Cochrane -- 12. Welfare, rights, and non-ideal theory / Robert Garner
Control code
ocn904715456
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
252 pages
Isbn
9780199396078
Lccn
2015006886
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
  • 9780199396085
  • 40025706768
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780199396085
  • (OCoLC)904715456

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