Animals as Persons

Animals as Persons

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Gary L. Francione explains our historical and contemporary attitudes about animals by distinguishing the issue of animal use from that of animal treatment. He then presents a theory of animal rights that focuses on the need to accord all sentient nonhumans the right not to be treated as property.Essays on the Abolition of Animal Exploitation Gary L. Francione ... the oppression of women in Western culture has also, and in similar ways, maintained, perpetuated, and justified the oppression of nonhuman animals and the environment.

Title:Animals as Persons
Author:Gary L. Francione
Publisher:Columbia University Press - 2008-06-05


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