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  1. Free-Riders in the Nonprofit Industrial Complex: The Problem of Flexitarianism

    Contributor(s):: Wrenn, C. L.

  2. Are Illegal Direct Actions by Animal Rights Activists Ethically Vigilante?

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    | Contributor(s):: Michael P. Allen, Erica von Essen

    Constructed as terrorist, illegal direct actions by animal rights activists have become the subject of draconian law enforcement measures in the US and UK. Some scholars respond to this phenomenon by interpreting such actions to protect vulnerable animals not as terrorist but civilly...

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

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    | Contributor(s):: Nathan M. Nobis

    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...

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

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    | Contributor(s):: Cheryl E. Abbate

    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

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    | Contributor(s):: Josh Milburn

    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. Snared: Ethics and Nature in Animal Protection

    | Contributor(s):: Reed, Adam

  7. Review of The Moral Complexities of Eating Meat

    | Contributor(s):: Andy Lamey

    Andy Lamey reviews The Moral Complexities of Eating Meat. Lamey analyzes the arguments presented in the book and offers insightful concurrence with authors

  8. Humans, Horses, and Hybrids : On Rights, Welfare, and Masculinity in Equestrian Sports

    | 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 the sake of human interests become urgent. Is it not an example of (animal) rights violation to...

  9. Contractualism and the Moral Status of Animals

    | Contributor(s):: Swanson, Jennifer

  10. Carruthers on Consciousness and Moral Status

    | Contributor(s):: Johnson, Edward

  11. Why Animal Pain?: Considerations in Theodicies

    | Contributor(s):: Jennings Jr, Don

  12. The Moderate View on Animal Ethics

    | Contributor(s):: Fink, Charles K.

  13. Abortion Rights and Animal Rights

    | Contributor(s):: Adams, Carol J.

  14. Comparable Harm and Equal Inherent Value: The Problem of Dog in the Lifeboat

    | Contributor(s):: Francione, Gary L.

  15. Time as Asymmetrical and Animal Rights: An Autobiography

    | Contributor(s):: Dombrowski, Daniel A.

  16. Parsimony, Evolution, and Animal Pain

    | Contributor(s):: Rosenfeld, Robert P.

  17. Reverence for the Earth is Animal Rights Ethics

    | Contributor(s):: Perez, Berta E.

  18. Institutional Animal Care and Use Committees and the Moderate Position

    | Contributor(s):: Stephenson, Wendell

  19. Response to Regan: Sentientism

    | Contributor(s):: Ryder, Richard D.

  20. Souls and Sentientism

    | Contributor(s):: Ryder, Richard D.