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Oct 13 2017
25th Annual Animal Law Conference
The media coverage of animal abuse in the digital versions of two media in Peru as well as the perceptions of activists and decision makers
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| Theses | Contributor(s): Marita Calderon Torres
This research contributes to an ethical debate in Peru; One whose incipient condition is inversely proportional to its level of urgency. If respect for the different forms of life that coexist...
This is God's Cat: On Ethics of Companion Species in Life of Pi
| Theses | Contributor(s): Tzu Yi Chien
The thesis aims to rethink an ethical relationship between humans and animals that is separated from the anthropocentric stance in the Western philosophical traditions. Reading Yann Martel’s...
Moving beyond the "Five Freedoms" by Updating the "Five Provisions" and Introducing Aligned "Animal Welfare Aims"
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): David J. Mellor
Although the Five Freedoms paradigm has been very influential in shaping animal welfare thinking for the last two decades, it has two key disadvantages. First, the focus on “freedom”...
Humans, Horses, and Hybrids : On Rights, Welfare, and Masculinity in Equestrian Sports
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Kutte Jonsson
The fact that horses play an essential role for equestrian sports raises rather specific ethical concerns. Questions like what should be morally permissible to do to (non-consenting) nonhumans for...
Updating Animal Welfare Thinking: Moving beyond the "Five Freedoms" towards "A Life Worth Living"
The Five Freedoms have had major impact on animal welfare thinking internationally. However, despite clear initial statements that the words ‘freedom from’ should indicate ‘as...
Animal Experimentation as a Form of Rescue
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Alexander Zambrano Mr.
In this paper I explore a new approach to the ethics of animal experimentation by conceiving of it as a form of rescue. The notion of rescue, I suggest, involves some moral agent(s) performing an...
Animals and Causal Impotence: A Deontological View
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Blake Hereth
In animal ethics, some ethicists such as Peter Singer argue that we ought not to purchase animal products because doing so causally contributes to unnecessary suffering. Others, such as Russ...
Moral Panic, Risk or Hazard Society — the Relevance of a Theoretical Model and Framings of Maidan Dogs in Chisinau and Bucharest
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Adriana Mica
The study analyses the dynamics of public debate surrounding the issue of maidan [stray] dog population control strategies in Moldavia and Romania. The comparison takes as its point of reference...
International Society for Anthrozoology (ISAZ) 2016. Exploring human-animal interactions: a multidisciplinary approach from behavioral and social sciences, Barcelona, Spain, 7-10 July 2016. Proceedings
This work contains abstracts of 61 conference papers on the regulatory, behavioural and welfare aspects of human-animal interactions.
Post-communist canine: a feminist approach to women and dogs in canine performance sports in Poland
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Wlodarczyk, J.
The article attempts to present the complexity of relationships between women, capitalism, democracy, and competitive dog training in post-communist Poland. The article documents the correlation...
Caregiver/orangutan relationships at Auckland Zoo: empathy, friendship, and ethics between species
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Palmer, A., Malone, N., Park, J.
Drawing on ethnographic, ethological, and historical data, we examined the relationships between orangutans and caregivers at Auckland Zoo. Caregivers displayed high levels of empathy and adjusted...
Animal ethics profiling of vegetarians, vegans and meat-eaters
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Lund, T. B., McKeegan, D. E. F., Cribbin, C., Sandoe, P.
The aims of this study were to identify the animal ethical profile of vegetarians, vegans, and meat-eaters. Using questionnaire data collected in 2013 (n=356), we measured propensity to subscribe...
Living with the beast: wolves and humans through Portuguese literature
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Lopes-Fernandes, M., Soares, F., Frazao-Moreira, A., Queiroz, A. I.
This paper explores representations of wolves in Portuguese literature using an anthropological framework to analyze perceptions, beliefs, knowledge, and practices. From a literary corpus...
Animal humanness, animal use, and intention to become ethical vegetarian or ethical vegan
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Diaz, E. M.
The present study used relational and predictive approaches to build on past literature examining humanlike animal attributes. From the relational approach, it examined how five humanlike...
Examining emotional support animals and role conflicts in professional psychology
| Journal Articles | Contributor(s): Younggren, Jeffrey N., Boisvert, Jennifer A., Boness, Cassandra L.
Professional Psychology: Research and Practice
American Psychological Association
Younggren, Jeffrey N., 1011 Lake Point Lane,...
Jan 30 2017
Animal Rights and the Capabilities Approach: A Radical Alternative to Anthroporcentrism
Hannah Josiephine MacIntosh
How much is that doggie in the window : the true cost of puppy mills
| Theses | Contributor(s): Megan Daiker
Each year, over a million dogs are euthanized in shelters while millions of dogs are bred in puppy mills all over the country. Without sufficient regulation, both the dogs being bred and the...
Animals without rights : a critical analysis of recent approaches in animal ethics
| Theses | Contributor(s): Boaz Sharoni
Non-human animals suffer greatly and are exploited in numerous ways by humans. This is a grave injustice that points to an urgent need for an adequate framework from which to protect animals from...