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  1. A Wearable System for the Evaluation of the Human-Horse Interaction: A Preliminary Study

    Contributor(s): Fielding, W. J.

    This study reports on a preliminary estimation of the human-horse interaction through the analysis of the heart rate variability (HRV) in both human and animal by using the dynamic time warping (DTW) algorithm. Here, we present a wearable system for HRV monitoring in horses. Specifically, we...

  2. Xenotransplantation, Subsistence Hunting and the Pursuit of Health: Lessons for Animal Rights-Based Vegan Advocacy

    Journal Articles

    I argue that, contrary to what Tom Regan suggests, his rights view implies that subsistence hunting is wrong, that is, killing animals for food is wrong even when they are the only available food source, since doing so violates animal rights. We can see that subsistence hunting is wrong on...

  3. Demystifying Animal Rights

    Journal Articles

    According to the mysteriousness objection, moral rights are wholly mysterious, metaphysically suspect entities. Given their unexplained character and dubious metaphysical status, the objection goes, we should be ontologically parsimonious and deny that such entities exist. I defend Tom...

  4. Harming (Respectfully) Some to Benefit Others: Animal Rights and the Moral Imperative of Trap-Neuter-Release Programs

    Journal Articles

    Because spaying/neutering animals involves the harming of some animals in order to prevent harm to others, some ethicists, like David Boonin, argue that the philosophy of animal rights is committed to the view that spaying/neutering animals violates the respect principle and that Trap Neuter...

  5. Nozick's Libertarian Critique of Regan

    Journal Articles

    Robert Nozick’s oft-quoted review of Tom Regan’s The Case for Animal Rights levels a range of challenges to Regan’s philosophy. Many commentators have focussed on Nozick’s putative defence of speciesism, but this has led to them overlooking other aspects of the critique....

  6. Reflections on Tom Regan and the Animal Rights Movement That Once Was

    Journal Articles

  7. Positive Thinking as a Moral and Existential Virtue

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Fielding, W. J.

  8. Snared: Ethics and Nature in Animal Protection

    Journal Articles

  9. Why Not the City?: Urban Hawk Watching and the End of Nature

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Fielding, W. J.

  10. Attachment Style Is Related to Quality of Life for Assistance Dog Owners

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Fielding, W. J.

  11. A survey of the impact of owning a service dog on quality of life for individuals with physical and hearing disability: a pilot study

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Fielding, W. J.

  12. Diabetes Alert Dogs (DADs): An assessment of accuracy and implications

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Fielding, W. J.

  13. Sustained attention to the owner is enhanced in dogs trained for animal assisted interventions

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Fielding, W. J.

  14. [Hippotherapy--a supplementary treatment for motion disturbance caused by cerebral palsy (author's transl)]

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Fielding, W. J.

  15. [The effectiveness of therapeutic horseback-riding in the treatment of chronic schizophrenic patients. Experimental results and clinical experiences]

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Fielding, W. J.

  16. [Orthopedic hippotherapy--new methods in treatment of segmental instabilities of the lumbar spine]

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Fielding, W. J.

  17. [Orthopedic hippotherapy in postoperative rehabilitation of lumbar intervertebral disk patients. A prospective, randomized therapy study]

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Fielding, W. J.

  18. [Therapy with the help of a horse - attempt at a situational analysis (author's transl)]

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Fielding, W. J.

  19. [Therapeutic horseback riding as a special form of physical therapy provided by the health insurance in the GDR]

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Fielding, W. J.

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  20. Innovative robotic hippotherapy improves postural muscle size and postural stability during the quiet stance and gait initiation in a child with cerebral palsy: A single case study

    Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Fielding, W. J.