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Animals and their moral standing

by Stephen R. L. Clark

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Published by Routlege in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Animal rights.,
  • Animal welfare -- Moral and ethical aspects.,
  • Animal psychology.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementStephen R.L. Clark.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV4711 .C58 1997
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1000584M
    ISBN 100415135591, 0415135605
    LC Control Number96039502

      Short Stories: Animals of High and Low Moral Standing. Jul 9, Humans judge the animals based on how we are affected by them, not on their intrinsic value as fellow creatures on Earth. For example, stories were written with wolves as villains, because at one time they were numerous and could endanger people, plus they are still seen as. However, something may matter, such as a place, a piece of artwork, and so forth, without having moral status/standing. Carruthers also says “common sense morality” tells us that animals have partial moral standing in that their lives and experiences have direct moral significance, but much less than by: 1.

    THE MORAL STANDING OF ANIMALS Page 4 Caviola, Everett, & Faber () Journal of Personality and Social Psychology individuals despite their lack of cognitive and reciprocal abilities— they may even grant such individuals enhanced moral status in light of their vulnerability. Moreover, it seems that mostFile Size: KB. Contractarianism is not a moral theory that is usually thought of in connection with non-rational creatures. It is almost commonplace that the whole idea behind the establishment of moral rules through a social contract is that such rules will then.

    Frey believes that animals have moral standing; animal life has some value. But not all animal life has the same value, and human life is more valuable than animal life. 7 He has also argued that a healthy animal may have a higher value than an unhealthy or “defective” human, in which case the human should be used rather than the by:   Prof Bekoff, who presents his case in a new book Wild Justice, said: "The belief that humans have morality and animals don't is a long-standing assumption, but there is Author: Richard Gray, Science Correspondent.


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Animals and their moral standing by Stephen R. L. Clark Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book brings together for the first time Stephen R.L. Clark's major essays in one volume. Written with characteristic clarity and persuasion, Animals and Their Moral Standing will be essential reading for both philosophers and scientists, as well as the general reader concerned by the debates over animal rights and treatment.5/5(1).

Animals and their Moral Standing tackles issues such as the calculation of costs and benefits; the 'rights' of wild animals, and of ecosystems; problems with our understanding of animal behaviour, and the faults of specisism/5(10).

This book brings together for the first time Stephen R.L. Clark's major essays in one volume. Written with characteristic clarity and persuasion, Animals and Their Moral Standing will be essential reading for both philosophers and scientists, as well as the general reader concerned by the debates over animal rights and by: This book brings together for the first time Stephen R.L.

Clark's major essays in one volume. Written with characteristic clarity and persuasion, Animals and Their Moral Standing will be essential reading for both philosophers and scientists, as well as the general reader concerned by the debates over animal rights and : $ This book brings together for the first time Stephen R.L.

Clark's major essays in one volume. Written with characteristic clarity and persuasion, Animals and Their Moral Standing will be essential reading for both philosophers and scientists, as well as the general reader concerned by the debates over animal rights and treatment. Renowned for The Moral Status of Animals and The Nature of the Beast, Clark's writings have been central to this debate; this collection traces the development of 'animal rights'.

Animals and their Moral Standing tackles issues such as the calculation of costs and benefits; the 'rights' of wild animals, and of ecosystems; problems with our understanding of animal behaviour, and the faults of specisism. Animals and their moral standing.

[Stephen R L Clark] -- "Stephen R.L. Clark is an international authority on animal rights. His major writings over twenty years are now brought together for the first time in one volume as a record of his pioneering work.

Animals and Their Moral Standing, by Stephen R. Clark. New York: Routledge, [Book Review]Author: Jody Graham. Wild Justice: The Moral Lives of Animals Paperback – May 1, The authors' intention, however, is not to unseat humans from their moral pinnacle but to uplift our animal kin into the moral realm.

Written as much for other academics as for interested lay readers, this lucid book is highly recommended for animal behavior collections in Cited by:   Animals and Their Moral Standing by Stephen R.

Clark,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(10). In these lectures Professor Korsgaard will raise some fundamental questions about the moral and legal standing of the other animals: about the basis of our moral obligations to them, and what those obligations are, and about whether it makes sense to think that animals might have legal e Two: The Moral Standing of AnimalsHuman.

Book Reviews: Animals and their Moral Standing by Stephen R.L. Clark. INew Youk: Routledge, This collection of self-selected essays, all previously published (with some revision), presents work of Clark's from through The essays are engaging, often poetic, but philosophically demanding.

They illustrate Clark's. The book, "Can Animals Be Moral?" (Oxford University Press, October ), suggests social mammals such as rats, dogs and chimpanzees can choose to be good or bad. This book brings together for the first time Stephen R.L.

Clark's major essays in one volume. Written with characteristic clarity and persuasion, Animals and Their Moral Standing will be essential reading for both philosophers and scientists, as well as the general reader concerned by.

Animals are clearly the subject of "moral consideration". We encode morality into our laws prohibiting the abuse and neglect of our domestic companion animals.

Advocacy of humane treatment of animals in zoos, circuses, movies and TV, experiments, etc., reflects our "moral consideration" regarding animals in our care. “animals”) make no direct moral claims on us.

At the same time I shall argue that the lives and sufferings of human infants and senile old people do make such claims on us. In short: I shall argue that no animals possess moral standing, while arguing all human beings possess such Size: 85KB.

PREFACE. The animal rights movement has gained considerable momentum in recent years, fuelled, in part, by the theoretical arguments of moral philosophers. Indeed, it is striking that almost all of the books and articles recently published on this issue have argued in favour of the moral standing of animals.

This book is a record of the development of 'animal rights' through the eyes of one highly-respected and well-known thinker. This book brings together for the first time Stephen R.L.

Clark's major essays in one volume. Written with characteristic clarity and persuasion, Animals and Their Moral Standing will be essential reading. Yes, they are of less value. If they were of the same value, they would be held to the same standards.

If humans and animals are equal, then treat them as humans with their own will, contemplation, and morality. When a hamster or monkey eats their baby, punish them for it if they truly are of the same value.

He is the author of 19 books, including The Moral Status of Animals (), The Nature of the Beast (), Animals and Their Moral Standing (), G.K. Chesterton (), Philosophical Futures (), and Ancient Mediterranean Philosophy (), as well as 77 scholarly articles, and chapters in another mater: Balliol College, Oxford, All Souls.

The moral standing of animals: Towards a psychology of speciesism Finally, in Studies 4 and 5, we demonstrate that speciesism is able to predict prosociality towards animals (both in the context of charitable donations and time investment) and behavioral food choices above and beyond existing related constructs.

speciesism is rooted in. When moral justification of the use of animals in the area of scientific experimentation is well thought-out, we rely on the principles of moral standing suggested by various philosophers.

Philosophers try to find out whether animals count or whether animals can be brought under moral Author: Mansi Handa.Books shelved as animal-ethics: Eating Animals by Jonathan Safran Foer, Animal Liberation by Peter Singer, Why We Love Dogs, Eat Pigs, and Wear Cows: An.