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By Erin McKenna,Andrew Light

What does American pragmatism give a contribution to modern debates approximately human-animal relationships? Does it recognize our connections to all dwelling issues? Does it carry us toward a moral therapy of all animals? What approximately looking, vegetarianism, animal experimentation, and the welfare of cattle? whereas questions on human family members with animals were with us for millennia, there was a marked upward thrust in public expertise approximately animal issues—even McDonald’s advertises that they use humanely taken care of animals as nutrients assets. In Animal Pragmatism, 12 energetic and provocative essays deal with matters on the intersection of pragmatist philosophy and animal welfare. subject matters disguise a vast variety of matters, together with ethical attention of animals, the ethics of animal experimentation, institutional animal care, environmental defense of animal habitat, farm animal welfare, animal verbal exchange, and animal morals. Readers who engage with animals, no matter if as pets or on a plate, will discover a strong and interesting exploration of human-nonhuman relationships.

Contributors are James M. Albrecht, Douglas R. Anderson, Steven Fesmire, Glenn Kuehn, Todd Lekan, Andrew mild, John J. McDermott, Erin McKenna, Phillip McReynolds, Ben Minteer, Matthew Pamental, Paul Thompson, and Jennifer Welchman.

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