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Religion, philosophy and ethics - how these affect our treatment of animals
Contributor(s):: Tiplady, C.
The death of a pet
Contributor(s):: Rees, Dewi
Changing stockperson attitudes and behaviour
Contributor(s):: Hemsworth, P. H., Coleman, G. J.
The principles underlying stockperson attitude and behavioural change and the results of research on the effects of behaviour modification/change on livestock production and welfare are presented.
Farm animal welfare: assessment, issues and implications
A detailed discussion of farm animal welfare is presented, including definitions, assessment and implications for the animal.
Why the question of animal consciousness might not matter very much
Contributor(s):: Peter Carruthers
According to higher-order thought accounts of phenomenal consciousness (e.g. Carruthers, 2000) it is unlikely that many non-human animals undergo phenomenally conscious experiences. Many people believe that this result would have deep and far-reaching consequences. More specifically, they believe...