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Title Animal liberation : the definitive classic of the animal movement / Peter Singer.
Author Singer, Peter, 1946-
Publication New York : Open Road Media, 2015.
Edition 40th anniversary edition.
Description 1 online resource
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Call # eBOOK
Note "With a new preface by the author."
Summary The groundbreaking book that challenged the ethics of our treatment of animals and jump-started the animal rights movement́⁰₄with a new preface by the author First published in 1975, Animal Liberation created a sensation upon its release, shaking the world's philosophical and animal-protection circles to their cores. Now, forty years later, Peter Singer's landmark work still looms large as a foundational and canonical text of animal advocacy. Arguing that all beings capable of suffering deserve equal consideration, Singer contends that the only justifiable treatment of animals is that which maximizes good and minimizes suffering. In examining the cruelty of factory farming and the exploitation, both commercial and scientific, of laboratory animals, he identifies a kind of "ethical blindness" and calls for political action. A moral wake-up call from one of the most influential and controversial ethicists of our time, Animal Liberation tackles an emotionally charged social issue with a compelling rational argument in a rousing and riveting read. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Peter Singer, including rare photos from the author's personal collection.
Note Online resource: title from Titles details screen (OverDrive, viewed March 20, 2015).
Subject Animal rights.
Animal welfare.
Genre Electronic books.
Addl. Author OverDrive, Inc.
ISBN 9781497645592 electronic bk.
149764559X electronic bk.

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