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Do Animals Have Rights?

In December 1998, animal rights activist Barry Horne lay dying in prison on hunger strike A convicted arsonitst, he had decided to become a martyr to the cause At the same time, the extremist Animal Rights Militia issued a hit list If Horne died, ten vivisectionists would be assasinated Animal rights is an emotive issue never far from the news But it is often hard t In December 1998, animal rights activist Barry Horne lay dying in prison on hunger strike A convicted arsonitst, he had decided to become a martyr to the cause At the same time, the extremist Animal Rights Militia issued a hit list If Horne died, ten vivisectionists would be assasinated Animal rights is an emotive issue never far from the news But it is often hard to know who to believe radical animal rights protestors who claim that humans and animals should have equal rights or scientists who argue that it is always legitimate to use animals for our benefit In this book, the author carefully examines the arguments for both sides and defends a practical ethics of animals, distinguishing ways in which animals are our equals from ways in which they are not The animal rights arguments raise the deepest questions of all In deciding how we should treat animals, we have to reflect not only on the value of animals, but also on what it is to be human, and on the value of human life

Title : Do Animals Have Rights?
Author :  Alison Hills
Language : English
Isbn : 1840466235
Format : Paperback
Pages : 256 pages

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