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The Ethics of Animal Experimentation: A Critical Analysis and Constructive Christian Proposal

Donna Yarri


The ethical treatment of animals is one of serious academic interest today. Specifically, both the practice of animal experimentation and ethical concerns about it have a long history, going virtually back to the ancient Greek period and continuing to the present day. With new breakthroughs in science and technology, it is likely that this practice will be with us for a long time to come. Thus, this book provides an interdisciplinary approach to the topic by utilizing the insights of cognitive ethology, philosophy, science, and Christian theology in order to present a benign approach to the et ... More

Keywords: animals, animal experimentation, animal minds, animal rights, animal pain, animal suffering, animal legislation, experimentation, Christian theology, ethical treatment of animals

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2005 Print ISBN-13: 9780195181791
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: July 2005 DOI:10.1093/0195181794.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Donna Yarri, author
Alvernia College
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