Category: Book Excerpts

Other Nations

The world’s first anthology designed to employ the power of fiction to illuminate our moral relationship with animals, Other Nations boasts a superb collection of writings from writers of great distinction — including Ernest Hemingway, George Orwell, and Alice Walker. By organizing the literary pieces according to the means by which human beings relate to [...]

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Animal Rights, Human Wrongs

By Tom Regan Chapter Three of Animal Rights, Human Wrongs Nature and Importance of Rights What makes right acts right? What makes wrong acts wrong? Some moral philosophers believe that the best answers to these questions require the recognition of moral rights. This is the position I favor and the one I will try to [...]

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The Case for Animal Rights

By Tom Regan The fate of animals is in our hands; God grant we are equal to the task. I regard myself as an advocate of animal rights — as part of the animal rights movement. That movement, as I conceive it, is committed to a number of goals, including the total abolition of the [...]

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