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  • Published: Cambridge, Mass. : Perseus Books, c2000.
  • Year Published: 2000
  • Description: xvi, 362 p. ; 24 cm.
  • Language: English
  • Format: Book

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  • Lexile: 1630

ISBN/Standard Number

  • 0738204374 :
  • 0738200654 :

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Rattling the cage : toward legal rights for animals

by Wise, Steven M.

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Call number: 344.049 Wi

Available Copies: Downtown 2nd Floor

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"A Merloyd Lawrence book".

Foreword / Jane Goodall -- Acknowledgements -- 1. The problem with being a thing -- 2. Trapped in a universe that no longer exists -- 3. The legal thinghood of nonhuman animals -- 4. Border crossings -- 5. What are legal rights? -- 6. Liberty and equality -- 7. The common law -- 8. Consciousness, taxonomy, and minds -- 9. Seasons of the mind -- 10. Chimpanzee and bonobo minds -- 11. Bending toward justice -- 12. Epilogue: other cages, other peaks -- Notes -- About the author -- Index.

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