Animal Pragmatism: Rethinking Human-Nonhuman Relationships by Erin McKenna,Andrew Light PDF

By Erin McKenna,Andrew Light

ISBN-10: 0253216931

ISBN-13: 9780253216939

ISBN-10: 0253344220

ISBN-13: 9780253344229

What does American pragmatism give a contribution to modern debates approximately human-animal relationships? Does it recognize our connections to all dwelling issues? Does it deliver us towards a moral remedy of all animals? What approximately searching, vegetarianism, animal experimentation, and the welfare of livestock? whereas questions about human relatives with animals were with us for millennia, there was a marked upward thrust in public expertise approximately animal issues—even McDonald’s advertises that they use humanely handled animals as meals resources. In Animal Pragmatism, 12 full of life and provocative essays deal with matters on the intersection of pragmatist philosophy and animal welfare. issues hide a extensive diversity of concerns, together with ethical attention of animals, the ethics of animal experimentation, institutional animal care, environmental security of animal habitat, farm animal welfare, animal conversation, and animal morals. Readers who engage with animals, no matter if as pets or on a plate, will discover a strong and engaging exploration of human-nonhuman relationships.

Contributors are James M. Albrecht, Douglas R. Anderson, Steven Fesmire, Glenn Kuehn, Todd Lekan, Andrew gentle, John J. McDermott, Erin McKenna, Phillip McReynolds, Ben Minteer, Matthew Pamental, Paul Thompson, and Jennifer Welchman.

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