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What Animals WantExpertise and Advocacy in Laboratory Animal Welfare Policy$
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Larry Carbone

Print publication date: 2004

Print ISBN-13: 9780195161960

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2007

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195161960.001.0001

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Animal welfare: Philosophy meets science

Animal welfare: Philosophy meets science

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(p.44) 3 Animal welfare: Philosophy meets science
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What Animals Want
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Larry Carbone

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195161960.003.0003

This chapter presents select influential philosophical approaches to animal welfare, to see how they have and how they could enlighten animal welfare policy. Topics discussed include the concept of speciesism, animal minds and animal ethics, “marginal cases” illuminate philosophers' reasoning, and cost and benefit analysis in animal research ethics.

Keywords:   animal welfare, philosophy, animal research, speciesism, animal ethics

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