Animals and ethics
Version: v1, Published online: 1998
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References and further reading
Aquinas, T. (c.1259–65) Summa contra gentiles (Synopsis [of Christian Doctrine] Directed Against Unbelievers), trans. English Dominican Fathers, Chicago, IL: Benziger Brothers, 1928, III.2, c.112.
Bentham, J. (1789) An Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation, New York: Hafner, 1948.
Darwin, C. (1859) On the Origin of Species, London: John Murray; repr. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1975.
Finsen, L. and Finsen, S. (1994) The Animal Rights Movement, New York: Twayne Publishers.
Frey, R.G. (1983) Rights, Killing, and Suffering: Moral Vegetarianism and Applied Ethics, Oxford: Blackwell.
Gray, A. (1880) Natural Science and Religion: Two Lectures Delivered to the Theological School of Yale College, New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons.
Kant, I. (1780–81) Lectures on Ethics, trans. L. Infield, New York: Harper & Row, 1963.
Regan, T. (1983) The Case for Animal Rights, Berkeley, CA: University of California Press.
Regan, T. and Singer, P. (1989) Animal Rights and Human Obligations, Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall, 2nd edn.
(A collection of readings on all sides of the issue. Includes a selection from Aristotle, which illustrates his view that because humans have a privileged moral status, on the grounds that they alone are rational, animals exist to provide food and other ‘aids in life’ for humans.)
Singer, P. (1975) Animal Liberation, New York: New York Review Books; 2nd edn, 1990.
Rachels, James. Bibliography. Animals and ethics, 1998, doi:10.4324/9780415249126-L004-1. Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Taylor and Francis, https://www.rep.routledge.com/articles/thematic/animals-and-ethics/v-1/bibliography/animals-and-ethics-bib.
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