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The moral menagerie [electronic resource] : philosophy and animal rights / Marc R. Fellenz.

By: Fellenz, Marc R, 1963-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, c2007Description: 1 online resource (301 p.).ISBN: 0252091183 (electronic bk.); 9780252091186 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Animal rights -- Philosophy | Human-animal relationships -- Philosophy | NATURE / Animal RightsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Moral menagerie.DDC classification: 179/.3 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Foundations of the recent debate -- Why care about animals? -- Broader philosophical considerations -- Survey of extensionist arguments -- Utilitarian arguments : the value of animal experience -- Deontological arguments : do animals have natural rights? -- Aristotelian arguments : animal telos and human aret�e -- Contractarian arguments : animals outside the state of nature -- The animal or the good? -- Extensionism and its limits -- The call and the circle : the animal in postmodern thought -- Ecophilosophy : deep ecology and ecofeminism -- The human animals in the menagerie -- Sacrifice and self-overcoming -- The child, the hunter, and the artist -- Conclusion -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 285-289) and index.

Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- pt. 1. Foundations of the recent debate -- 1. Why care about animals? -- 2. Broader philosophical considerations -- pt. 2. Survey of extensionist arguments -- 3. Utilitarian arguments : the value of animal experience -- 4. Deontological arguments : do animals have natural rights? -- 5. Aristotelian arguments : animal telos and human aret�e -- 6. Contractarian arguments : animals outside the state of nature -- pt. 3. The animal or the good? -- 7. Extensionism and its limits -- 8. The call and the circle : the animal in postmodern thought -- 9. Ecophilosophy : deep ecology and ecofeminism -- pt. 4. The human animals in the menagerie -- 10. Sacrifice and self-overcoming -- 11. The child, the hunter, and the artist -- Conclusion -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index.

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