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The moral status of animals

Stephen R. L. Clark

The moral status of animals

by Stephen R. L. Clark

  • 75 Want to read
  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Clarendon Press in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ethics,
  • Animal welfare -- Moral and ethical aspects

  • Edition Notes

    StatementStephen R. L. Clark.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBJ1012 .C58
    The Physical Object
    Pagination221 p. ;
    Number of Pages221
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4603493M
    ISBN 100198245785
    LC Control Number77366603

    The question asked is what would the moral status of animals be according to a virtue ethicist’s perspective; and if virtuous ethics is can be applied to the animal’s moral status? There are two types of moral statuses, a moral agent and moral patient: A moral agent is an individual whose actions can be established by moral reasons; a moral.   In this book, Gary Steiner does two things: he presents a theory of animal cognition that, while recognizing animals' sentience and intelligence, does not depend on “human-like” linguistic and rational capabilities; and he presents and defends a theory of animal rights based on “cosmic holism”, or kinship between humans and nonhuman animals/5.

      The book is interesting, stimulating, and well worth reading for anyone interested in animals' cognition and/or moral status. Julia Tanner, Journal of Applied Philosophy Steiner weaves his narrative through a great deal of material, and in the end proposes a theory of kinship that is sure both to provoke and delight. Brett Buchanan, Society. Attempts to vindicate the moral status of animals from within a liberal framework are limited by the anthropocentric vocabulary of individuality, agency, reciprocity, and rights—a vocabulary that, in the absence of a firm grounding in certain non-anthropocentric values, seems ill-suited to fully articulating a possible justice relationship.

      Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Start by marking “Anthropocentrism and Its Discontents: The Moral Status of Animals in the History of Western Philosophy” as Want to Read/5(18). The moral status of animals; Animal Experimentation. Animal Experimentation A Guide to the Issues. Chapter. Chapter; Aa; Aa; Get access. Email your librarian or administrator to recommend adding this book to your organisation's collection. Animal Experimentation. 3rd edition Vaughan Monamy; Online ISBN: Author: Vaughan Monamy.


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The moral status of animals by Stephen R. L. Clark Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Moral Status of Animals book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5(3). The idea that non-human animals have significant moral status is comparatively modern.

It owes much to the work of philosopher Peter Singer and his book 'Animal Liberation'. Animal. The Book, ‘The Moral Animal’ is another great addition to the science based books genre (though much research has been published since), written in such a way that the layperson can get a “feeling” (comprehension) of the scientific consensus of that by:   This book brings together for the first time Stephen R.L.

Clark's major essays in one volume. Written with characteristic clarity and persuasion, Animals and Their Moral Standing will be essential The moral status of animals book for both philosophers and scientists, as well as the general reader concerned by the debates over animal rights and treatment.5/5(1).

Anthropocentrism and Its Discontents is the first-ever comprehensive examination of views of animals in the history of Western philosophy, from Homeric Greece to the twentieth century.

In recent decades, increased interest in this area has been accompanied by scholars’ willingness to conceive of animal experience in terms of human mental capacities: consciousness, self-awareness, Cited by: [This book] is the examination of views on animals in the history of Western philosophy, from pre-Socratics to the postmoderns.

As [the author] points out, anthropocentrism has been the historically dominant view, based in part on a theocentric view which places the moral status of humans in a position superior to that of animals and inferior to that of a supreme being (or beings).

Anthropocentrism and Its Discontents is the first-ever comprehensive examination of views of animals in the history of Western philosophy, from Homeric Greece to the twentieth century. In recent decades, increased interest in this area has been accompanied by scholars' willingness to conceive of animal experience in terms of human mental capacities: consciousness, self-awareness.

advocate of vegetarianism and animal rights has maintained that, because of Clark's attitude, his book may do the animal rights movement positive harm.

(Tom Regan, "Review of Stephen R. Clark's The Moral Status of Animals, " Philosophical Books, forthcoming). Practical considerations aside, what argurnents does Clark muster to.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Clark, Stephen R.L. Moral status of animals. Oxford: Clarendon Press, (OCoLC) Document Type. The New York Times selected The Moral Animal as one of the ten best books of the year and the other two as notable books of the year.

Wright is a recipient of the National Magazine Award for Essay and Criticism and ha Librarian Note: There is more than one author in the Goodreads /5. The moral status of animals Hardcover – January 1, by Stephen R.

L Clark (Author) › Visit Amazon's Stephen R. L Clark Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central. Stephen Cited by: Moral Status of Animals in Applied Ethics (categorize this paper) Reprint years Buy the book $ used (64% off) Amazon page: Call number BJC58 ISBN(s) DOI / Options Edit this record.

Mark as duplicate. Export s: Stephen R. Clark, University of Liverpool. As Richard Sorabji argues in his excellent book Animal Minds and Human Morals: The Origins of the Western Debate (Cornell University Press, ), the ancient Greek and Roman world contained a wide range of views that held promise for thinking about the moral status of animals.

However, Stoicism, with its emphasis on the. A full consideration of the moral status of the other animals — the non-humans — is a life’s project. Here my jurisdiction permits a very limited consideration of the ways my account of phenomenal value might help us reflect upon relevant questions.

The areas I’m going to consider are two. First, there are questions about the harm we do to animals when we cause them to suffer, and. Research Animals as Stakeholders. As noted, the narrow interpretation of stakeholder restricts stakeholders to those groups “who are definitional to the firm” (p.

31, Freeman et al., ).This interpretation is commonly thought to include customers, suppliers, financiers, employees, and parts of the local community. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Clark, Stephen R.L.

Moral status of animals. Oxford ; New York: Oxford University Press,© Sometimes importantly different questions regarding the moral status of animals are not clearly enough distinguished.

Failure to distinguish different questions often leads to misunderstanding of opponents' arguments and then to proud refutations of views no one holds.

Kathrin Herrmann is a veterinarian and expert for animal welfare science, ethics and law with focus on the 3Rs of animal experimentation.

She currently works for the Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing (CAAT) at Johns Hopkins University, MD, USA.

Kimberley Jayne, PhD, has over a decade of research and educator experience working to enhance the welfare of animals in laboratory and. Edited by Mylan Engel Jr. and Gary Lynn Comstock, this book employs different ethical lenses, including classical deontology, libertarianism, commonsense morality, virtue ethics, utilitarianism, and the capabilities approach, to explore the philosophical basis for the strong animal rights view, which holds that animals have moral rights equal in strength to the rights of humans, while also 5/5(1).

The subjects covered in the essays include the moral status of animals and persons, the importance of animals for advancing scientific knowledge, the history of animal experimentation (and of its detractors), differing theoretical approaches of American and European animal-experimentation regulations, the heavily restrictive legislation 1/5(1).

In this article I offer a philosophical review of (1) leading theories of the moral status of animals, (2) pivotal theoretical issues on which more progress needs to be made, and (3) applications.Through exploration of what kind of moral status is reserved for other-than-human animals in African ethics, I argued in my recent book Animals and African Ethics that moral perceptions, attitudes and practices on the African continent have tended to be resolutely anthropocentric, or human-centred.

In his book The Case for Animal Rights, Regan brings the term rights into the discussion of the status of animals, “all beings that are subjects-of-a-life have moral rights in that they possess certain mental and behavioral capacities which include: beliefs and desires; perception; memory, and a sense of the future; an emotional life together.