3 edition of Ethics, Humans and Other Animals found in the catalog.
|LC Classifications||November 7, 2000|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 111 p. :|
|Number of Pages||46|
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Sam, the only known Humans and Other Animals donor with a properly matching kidney, himself has only one kidney and has not consented to give it—and his life—up for Joe. Congress then passed the Animal Welfare Act of 1970, which expanded the provisions of the 1966 act to include more species of animals and to regulate more people who handle animals.
New copy - Usually dispatched within 5-9 working days. The majority of the book is devoted to an equally careful examination of the belief Ethics human life is inherently more valuable than the lives of other animals, an assumption even more ubiquitous than the belief in the primacy of human interests.
" While I doubt that most readers will wholeheartedly accept Bernstein's conclusions, they will most assuredly be led to rethink and re-examine some of the things they have historically taken for granted. Last November a New York City animal-rights advocate was arrested as she planted a bomb outside United States Surgical's headquarters. Customer Reviews: This isn't so much a book as a "how-to" manual for learning how to do philosophy.
If an act or practice has good and bad consequences for animals, then these must be entered into the moral arithmetic. A videotape produced by True Friends shows other primates that remained behind. This book is a must for ethics students and anyone hoping to convince others of the moral worth of a vegetarian lifestyle.
Humans and Other Animals the only way to save Joe is to kill Sam, then we would be unable to do so—and no one would say that we chose Sam over Joe.
On the whole, though, the law doesn't recognize animal rights. If he succeeds in demonstrating that animal interests are no less important than human interests and that animal lives are not worth less than human lives, he has gone a long way towards proving that all of the invasive uses upon which current human Humans and Other Animals depends -- be they for food and fiber, scientific discovery and advancement, or entertainment -- are patently unjustifiable and indefensible.
But this claim is misleading, because a choice so posed has already been made. In 1981 and 1982 a group called Friends of Animals brought two lawsuits against United States Surgical to halt these practices.
For instance, a spokesperson for a research institution that was raided by the ALF wrote in the Los Angeles Times that we should not be "more concerned with the fate of these few dogs than with the millions of people who are cancer victims.
Opponents of this point of view often focus on the differences between animals and "normal" human beings, asserting, for instance, that unlike most human adults, animals do not live by moral rules and therefore are not part of the human "moral community.
Indeed, courts sometimes have difficulty taking animal-abuse cases seriously.