The Moral Equality of Humans and Animals

Springer
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Received opinion has it that humans are morally superior to non-human animals; human interests matter more than the like interests of animals and the value of human lives is alleged to be greater than the value of nonhuman animal lives. Since this belief causes mayhem and murder, its de-mythologizing requires urgent attention.
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About the author

Mark Bernstein is the Joyce and Edward E. Brewer Chair in Applied Philosophy at Purdue University, and a founding member of the Oxford Centre on Animal Ethics. He has previously published three books: Fatalism, On Moral Considerability, and Without A Tear.
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Publisher
Springer
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Published on
Sep 15, 2015
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Pages
153
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ISBN
9781137315250
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Language
English
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Genres
Philosophy / Ethics & Moral Philosophy
Philosophy / General
Philosophy / Political
Philosophy / Social
Social Science / Sociology / General
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