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Inter-species ethics : Australian perspectives : a cross-cultural study of attitudes towards non-human animal species

Bennett, David


This thesis presents an Australian-oriented cross-cultural study of attitudes towards non-human animal species. It is divided into three sections. In the first section, ideas and considerations of five Australian philosophers - H.J. McCloskey, John Passmore, Peter Singer, and Val Plumwood and Richard Sylvan - are surveyed. This section is divided into three parts: morally relevant characteristics, arguments for recognizing moral consideration, and calls for new ethics. In the first part,...[Show more]

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Date published: 1986-01
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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