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Beyond animal welfare: respecting animal dignity in continental law
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Abstract
How do we understand the dignity and value of non-human animals? Leading philosophers, ethnologists and writers contribute to this interdisciplinary and wide-ranging account of animal dignity. With a foreword by world-leading primatologist, Dr. Jane Goodall DBE, essays collected here make the case for applying the concept of dignity beyond its usual humanist framework and introduce readers to animal dignity in history, law, science, philosophy, and literature. United in recognizing the dignity of non-human animals, these essays suggest how we might ensure a flourishing environment in times of ecological destruction and climate breakdown. Historians, primatologists, philosophers, novelists and artists approach the concept of animal dignity creatively, offering interpretations that are academically rigorous, alongside ones that are personal and literary. This variety of engagement knits together a fruitful way forward for progressive relations between all species.
Language
English
Source (book)
Animal dignity: philosophical reflections on non-human existence / Challenger, Melanie [edit.]
Publication
London : Bloomsbury Publishing , 2023
ISBN
978-1-350-33169-3
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Law 
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Publications with a UAntwerp address
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Creation 26.03.2024
Last edited 27.03.2024
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