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The Animals Themselves

The Animals Themselves  

Paul Waldau

in Animal Rights: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
10 February 2011
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12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199739974.003.0002
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A central issue in any discussion of protections for living beings outside our own species is the question of the animals’ actual biological realities. Intuitively, we know that other ... More
Contemporary Sciences—Natural and Social

Contemporary Sciences—Natural and Social  

Paul Waldau

in Animal Rights: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
10 February 2011
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12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199739974.003.0009
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Just as the major human endeavors of law, education, religion, and various fields like literature and the study of history reveal humans’ diverse engagement with other living beings, so too ... More
Education, the Professions, and the Arts

Education, the Professions, and the Arts  

Paul Waldau

in Animal Rights: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
10 February 2011
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12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199739974.003.0008
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Education, the professions, and the arts have all been a rich part of human ingenuity. Each has also played important roles in humans’ past interactions with other living beings, and each ... More
The Future of Animal Rights

The Future of Animal Rights  

Paul Waldau

in Animal Rights: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
10 February 2011
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12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199739974.003.0011
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In the 1957 documentary The Battle of Algiers, directed by Gillo Pontecorvo, the Algerian strategist Larbi Ben M’Hidi says to one activist, “It’s hard enough to start a revolution, even ... More
General Information

General Information  

Paul Waldau

in Animal Rights: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
10 February 2011
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199739974.003.0001
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In the phrase “animal rights,” the word “animal” is rarely, if ever, understood to refer to humans. Instead, it is virtually always a reference to living beings outside our own species. ... More
History and Culture

History and Culture  

Paul Waldau

in Animal Rights: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
10 February 2011
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12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199739974.003.0004
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The history of humans interacting with the living beings outside our own species is deep and broad. Any single attempt to tell the whole story of how humans have seen and reacted to, as ... More
Laws

Laws  

Paul Waldau

in Animal Rights: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
10 February 2011
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12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199739974.003.0005
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As one of humans’ most significant institutions, legal systems have impacted greatly the ways in which humans deal with other living beings. There are several different kinds of legal ... More
Major Figures and Organizations in the Animal Rights Movement

Major Figures and Organizations in the Animal Rights Movement  

Paul Waldau

in Animal Rights: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
10 February 2011
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199739974.003.0010
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The individuals and organizations listed here are mentioned because they have made a difference somewhere and thus become revealing parts of the worldwide animal protection movement. Some ... More
Philosophical Arguments

Philosophical Arguments  

Paul Waldau

in Animal Rights: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
10 February 2011
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12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199739974.003.0003
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Here we turn to some important distinctions that everyone needs to know. These distinctions can become very technical and academic if one wishes to go that way, but the basic issues are ... More
Political Realities

Political Realities  

Paul Waldau

in Animal Rights: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
10 February 2011
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199739974.003.0006
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Long-standing problems of humans harming other humans still command enormous amounts of time in our political discussions, even as new issues like global warming and public health threats ... More
Social Realities

Social Realities  

Paul Waldau

in Animal Rights: What Everyone Needs to Know®

Published in Print: 
10 February 2011
Published Online: 
12 November 2020
DOI: 
10.1093/wentk/9780199739974.003.0007
Format: 
chapter
In the daily lives of humans are many opportunities to protect or harm nonhuman animals. Through consumer choices, environmentally sensitive acts, or treatment of nearby animals, individual ... More

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