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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 carry us in the direction of a moral remedy of all animals? What approximately searching, vegetarianism, animal experimentation, and the welfare of cattle? whereas questions about human family with animals were with us for millennia, there was a marked upward push in public understanding approximately animal issues—even McDonald’s advertises that they use humanely handled animals as meals assets. In Animal Pragmatism, 12 energetic and provocative essays tackle matters on the intersection of pragmatist philosophy and animal welfare. issues hide a huge diversity of matters, 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 have interaction with animals, no matter if as pets or on a plate, will discover a powerful and engaging exploration of human-nonhuman relationships.

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

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