Animals and Ethics 101
by Nathan Nobis
Publisher: Open Philosophy Press 2016
Number of pages: 125
The book presupposes no conclusions on the controversial moral questions about the treatment of animals, and argues for none either. Its goal is to help the reader better engage the issues and arguments on all sides with greater clarity, understanding and argumentative rigor.
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