Download Attitudes to Animals: Views in Animal Welfare by Francine L. Dolins PDF

By Francine L. Dolins

Attitudes to Animals offers a starting place that the reader can use to make moral offerings approximately animals. it is going to problem readers to query their present perspectives, attitudes, and views on animals and the character and improvement of the human-animal dating. Human views at the human-animal courting replicate what we now have discovered, including spoken and unstated attitudes and assumptions, from our households, societies, media, schooling, and employment. This thought-provoking ebook delves into what it potential to be human, what it capacity to be animal, and the character of the connection among them. this is often comprehensive with philosophical and moral discussions, clinical facts, and dynamic theoretical ways.

Show description

Read Online or Download Attitudes to Animals: Views in Animal Welfare PDF

Best zoology books

Modern Text Book of Zoology Vertebrates

The publication has been written to cater for the durable wishes of Indian scholars because it is sort of most unlikely for them to selected any unmarried textbook on vertebrates. it really is meant basically as a textbook for the Honours and the Undergraduate scholars of the Indian Universities. even if, the scholars of upper sessions, the applicants getting ready for numerous competetive examinations, and the topic academics can also locate it worthwhile as a convenient advisor for reference.

Sensory Physiology of Aquatic Lower Vertebrates. Satellite Symposium of the 28th International Congress of Physiological Sciences, Keszthely, Hungary, 1980

Advances in Physiological Sciences, quantity 31: Sensory body structure of Aquatic decrease Vertebrates covers the court cases of the symposia of the twenty eighth foreign Congress of body structure. The booklet provides 17 papers that element enhance findings within the sensory body structure of aquatic reduce vertebrates. The insurance of the textual content contains electroreceptors in Indian catfish teleosts; electroreceptive microampulla within the African mudfish Clarias lazera; and species specificity of electrical organ discharges in a sympatric crew of gymnotoid fish from Manaus.

The Exultant Ark A Pictorial Tour of Animal Pleasure

Nature documentaries frequently depict animal lifestyles as a grim fight for survival, yet this visually gorgeous booklet opens our eyes to another, extra scientifically up to date approach of taking a look at the animal country. in additional than a hundred thirty amazing pictures, The Exultant Ark celebrates the whole variety of animal event with dramatic pics of animal excitement starting from the charismatic and conventional to the imprecise and weird.

Extra info for Attitudes to Animals: Views in Animal Welfare

Example text

Which Victorian anthropology saw as a fascinating error of primitive Me and my totem 21 man [sic] . . has now been rehabilitated in Western scholarly thought as an accurate reflection of existential reality . . Western culture, it seems, is now in a phase that might almost be called neototemistic (Willis, 1994, 6). /What is an animal? debate. An interesting if polarized position on the human/animal debate is presented by the work of Spiegel (1996), who draws a direct comparison between human slavery and oppression of non-human animals by humans.

Apathetic animals do not necessarily sit in their corner reflecting upon their misery; as explained above, the proposed model does not take a dualistic split between behaviour and mental processes as a starting point. What the model implies is that animals emotionally experience their situation of enforced and chronic passivity as meaningless and highly distressing, and that this feeling comes to direct expression in the rigid and withdrawn character of their behaviour. That such animals are suffering is an observable phenomenon; in a non-dualistic approach, suffering is not internal or hidden, it is overt and publicly accessible.

1989). Perceptions of animals in America. In Perceptions of Animals in American Culture, ed. R. J. Hoage, pp. 5–24. Washington DC: Smithsonian Institution Press. Midgley, M. (1994). Bridge-building at last. Animals and Human Society: Changing Perspectives, ed. A. Manning & J. A. Serpell, pp. 188–94. London & New York: Routledge. Paul, E. S. (1995). Us and them: scientists’ and animal rights campaigners’ views of the animal experimentation debate. Society and Animals, 3, 1–21. Plous, S. (1991).

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.82 of 5 – based on 5 votes