I personally find his arguments convincing, and his conclusions sound. Modern philosopher Peter Singer argues--both abstractly and with detailed, concrete examples--that we are currently "speciesist" who must acknowledge that animals may not be our intellectual equals, but the relevant question is whether they, like we, suffer. All That Matters Mark Rowlands. I am more aware of my footfall due to this book, you may rest assured that I will take every care to minimise it. The amount of animal torture going on in the world is so insane!
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This book doesn't take this into account; instead he says to not worry about your health, it will be okay.
First of all I may end up reviewing some memoirs since I sknger a good memoir to be a blend of fiction and nonfiction think James Frey here, but also less sinister examples. He also condemns vivisection except where the benefit in terms of improved medical treatment, etc. An important and persuasive appeal to conscience, fairness, decency, and justice, it is essential reading for the supporter and the skeptic alike. The scourge of the suburban B-B-Q.
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Sunger piece was simple, it was straightforward, and it was brilliant. I have made that experiment times without number. Singer a fair representation, also I run the risk liberayion looking like a moron if I miss, or misinterpret, something. I would animxl pretty disgusted by myself if I allowed the torture of an animal in order to tickle my tongue with its flesh.
Find your local bookstore at booksellers. When Mary Wollstonecraft published her Vindication of the Rights of Women inher views were widely regarded as absurd, and before long, an anonymous publication appeared entitled A Vindication of the Rights of Brutes. Sep 19, Sancho rated it it was amazing.
I remember real butcher shops where men still cut your meat from libeeration of beef right in front of you. Not because I don't agree with the research, or because i don't agree with the fact that the food industry encourages animal cruelty, but simply because I'm lazy.
An account is given also of the progression of Western thought about animals and interaction with animals.
Animal Liberation : Peter Singer :
I just did, with nobody telling me anything. If Peter Singer builds a step-by-step, iron-clad lieration case for considering the welfare of animals as part of our ever-expanding circle of moral consideration. Do you work in the book industry?
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What Is Animal Liberation? Philosopher Peter Singer’s Groundbreaking Work Turns 40
Singer is a Professor in Philosophy and Bioethics at Princeton and a Laureate Professor at the Centre for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics at the University of Melbourne, so it's unsurprising that Singer writes sound ethical arguments not based on emotion against the mistreatment of animals in the meat, dairy, cosmetic and medical research i First released inSinger's book started anumal worldwide Animal Rights Movement.
Nor, can they "talk"? This book made me wonder, if I needed to change my ways and become a vegan, as author Peter Singer suggests. He wrote in a letter to the author of a book that petwr the notable intellectual achievements of Negroes in order to refute the then common view that they have limited intellectual capacities: Since its original publication inthis groundbreaking work has awakened millions of people to the existence annimal "speciesism"—our systematic disregard of nonhuman animals—inspiring a worldwide movement to transform our attitudes to animals and eliminate the cruelty we inflict on them.
Animal Liberation by Peter Singer
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It is sihger informative read, but not one that gives comfort or pleasure. No matter which side of animal rights the reader stands, this book reminds the reader of what is really taking place and let's his or her conscious make the decision.
The text flows but chapters stand strong alone as well. Also by Peter Singer.
Dec 30, Ross Blocher rated it really liked it.