Animals as Persons

Essays on the Abolition of Animal Exploitation

Couverture d’ouvrage : Animals as Persons
Éditions :Paperback
ISBN : 978-0231139519
Pages : 256

A prominent and respected philosopher of animal rights law and ethical theory, Gary L. Francione is known for his criticism of animal welfare laws and regulations, his abolitionist theory of animal rights, and his promotion of veganism and nonviolence as the baseline principles of the abolitionist movement. In this collection, Francione advances the most radical theory of animal rights to date. Unlike Peter Singer, Francione maintains that we cannot morally justify using animals under any circumstances, and unlike Tom Regan, Francione's theory applies to all sentient beings, not only to those who have more sophisticated cognitive abilities.

Parution : 07/04/2008
Maison d’édition : Columbia University Press