Animals & Ethics Products

  • Culture and Activism

    Animal Rights in France and the United States

    By Elizabeth Cherry

    This book offers a comparison of the animal rights movements in the US and France, drawing on ethnographic and interview material gathered amongst activists in both countries. Investigating the ways in which culture affects the outcomes of the two movements, the author examines its role as a…

    Hardback – 2016-05-19 
    Routledge
    Solving Social Problems

  • The Ecology of the English Outlaw in Medieval Literature

    From Fen to Greenwood

    By Sarah Harlan-Haughey

    Arguing that outlaw narratives become particularly popular and poignant at moments of national ecological and political crisis, Sarah Harlan-Haughey examines the figure of the outlaw in Anglo-Saxon poetry and Old English exile lyrics such as Beowulf, works dealing with the life and actions of…

    Hardback – 2016-03-28 
    Routledge
    Outlaws in Literature, History, and Culture

  • Sensibility in the Early Modern Era

    From living machines to affective morality

    Edited by Anik Waldow

    Sensibility in the Early Modern Era investigates how the early modern characterisation of sensibility as a natural property of the body could give way to complex considerations about the importance of affect in morality. What underlies this understanding of sensibility is the attempt to fuse…

    Hardback – 2016-03-14 
    Routledge

  • The Intrinsic Value of Endangered Species

    By Ian A. Smith

    Why save endangered species without clear aesthetic, economic, or ecosystemic value? This book takes on this challenging question through an account of the intrinsic goods of species. Ian A. Smith argues that a species’ intrinsic value stems from its ability to flourish—its organisms continuing to…

    Hardback – 2016-01-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

  • Philosophy of Nature

    Rethinking naturalness

    By Svein Anders Noer Lie

    The concept of naturalness has largely disappeared from the academic discourse in general but also the particular field of environmental studies. This book is about naturalness in general – about why the idea of naturalness has been abandoned in modern academic discourse, why it is important to…

    Hardback – 2016-01-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • Race Matters, Animal Matters

    Fugitive Humanism in African America, 1838-1934

    By Lindgren Johnson

    This book challenges the grand narrative of African American studies: that African Americans rejected racist associations of blackness and animality through a disassociation from animality. Taking an animal studies approach to texts written by Frederick Douglass, Charles Chesnutt, Ida B.…

    Hardback – 2016-01-01
    Routledge
    Perspectives on the Non-Human in Literature and Culture

  • The Meaning of Horses

    Biosocial Encounters

    Edited by Dona Davis, Anita Maurstad

    The Meaning of Horses: Biosocial Encounters examines some of the engagements or entanglements that link the lived experiences of human and non-human animals. The contributors discuss horse-human relationships in multiple contexts, times and places, highlighting variations in the meaning of horses…

    Hardback – 2015-12-03
    Routledge

  • Peter of Spain, Questiones super libro De Animalibus Aristotelis

    Critical Edition with Introduction

    By Francisca Navarro Sánchez

    This book presents an edition of the Questiones super libro ‘De Animalibus’ Aristotelis, a work by one of the greatest philosophers and physicians of the 13th century, Peter of Spain (later Pope John XXI, 1205-1277). He took as the basis for his work the translation from the Arabic made in…

    Hardback – 2015-11-28
    Routledge
    Medicine in the Medieval Mediterranean

  • Critical Animal and Media Studies

    Communication for Nonhuman Animal Advocacy

    Edited by Núria Almiron, Matthew Cole, Carrie P. Freeman

    This book aims to put the speciesism debate and the treatment of non-human animals on the agenda of critical media studies and to put media studies on the agenda of animal ethics researchers. Contributors examine the convergence of media and animal ethics from theoretical, philosophical, discursive…

    Hardback – 2015-11-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • The Rise of Critical Animal Studies

    From the Margins to the Centre

    Edited by Nik Taylor, Richard Twine

    As the scholarly and interdisciplinary study of human/animal relations becomes crucial to the urgent questions of our time, notably in relation to environmental crisis, this collection explores the inner tensions within the relatively new and broad field of animal studies. This provides a platform…

    Paperback – 2015-09-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Science and the Self

    Animals, Evolution, and Ethics: Essays in Honour of Mary Midgley

    Edited by Ian James Kidd, Liz McKinnell

    Mary Midgley is one of the most important moral philosophers working today. Over the last thirty years, her writings have informed debates concerning animals, the environment and evolutionary theory. The invited essays in this volume offer critical reflections upon Midgley’s work and further…

    Hardback – 2015-09-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Vegetarianism and Animal Ethics in Contemporary Buddhism

    By James Stewart

    Buddhism is widely known to advocate a stance of total pacifism towards all sentient beings, and because of this, it is often thought that Buddhist doctrine would stipulate that non-violent food practices, such as vegetarianism, be mandatory. However, the Pali source materials do not encourage…

    Hardback – 2015-09-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Asian Religion and Philosophy

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