- Published: Boston : Shambhala, 2007.
- Year Published: 2007
- Description: 202 p.
- Language: English
- Format: Book
- 9781590305225 (alk. paper)
- 1590305221 (alk. paper)
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Animals matter : a biologist explains why we should treat animals with compassion and respect
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Call number: 179.3 Be
Available Copies: Downtown 2nd Floor
Foreword / by Jane Goodall -- The ABC's of animal protection -- Animals in a human world -- Making decisions about animal use : who should be spared and who should be sacrificed? -- Animal sentience : are animals conscious? Do they suffer and feel pain? -- Animal rights and animal welfare -- Utilitarianism : balancing the costs and benefits of using animals -- Individuals versus species : who counts? -- Zoos, wildlife theme parks, and aquariums : should humans hold other animals captive? -- Is the wild really good for animals? -- Alternatives to eating animals -- Animals, eye shadow, and fur : using animals for product testing and clothing -- Dissection and vivisection : we don't need to cut animals to learn about life -- Where to go from here? : we are the key to the future.
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