The Case for Animal Experimentation: An Evolutionary and Ethical Perspective

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University of California Press, 01.01.1986 - 262 Seiten
Discusses animal rights and the morality of animal experiments, suggests ethical guidelines for the use of animals as test subjects, and identifies irrational attitudes towards animals
 

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The case for animal experimentation: an evolutionary and ethical perspective

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Fox (Philosophy, Queens Univ., Kingston, Ontario) defends two theses: 1) the fact that animals can suffer yields them no moral entitlements; (2) since animals do not value their own lives, their lives ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

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What Is at Issue in Animal Experimentation?5
5
A Middle Ground12
12
2
31
3
47
Autonomy and Rights56
56
Suffering as the Central Concept of Morality63
63
Why Cruelty to Animals Is Wrong70
70
Animals and the Moral Imperative79
79
The Politics of Funding Research151
151
Unnecessary Suffering and Alternatives to Animal
159
When Suffering Is Unnecessary165
165
Replacing Animals in Research173
173
Replacing Animals in Product Testing180
180
Replacing Animals in Drug Research and Development187
187
Conclusion
194
Ethics
207

Conclusion87
87
5
138
The Requirement That Scientific Experiments Be Repeatable145
145

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