Category: Books

All That Dwell Therein: Animal Rights and Environmental Ethics

Click here to purchase the book. In All That Dwell Therein, Regan goes further than Peter Singer’s Animal Liberation. Firstly, he invokes the idea that all or some ani­mals may indeed qualify as rights holders, something which Singer ref­uses to do, since “that would be mak­ing a concession to popular moral rhetoric.

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The Struggle for Animal Rights

Click here to purchase the book. 2005. La Mia Lotta per i Dritti Animali (The Struggle for Animal Rights). Translated by Alex Arrigoni. Torin: Cosmopolis.

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The Case for Animal Rights

Click here to purchase the book. In The Case for Animal Rights, Regan argues that non-human animals bear moral rights. His philosophy aligns broadly within the tradition of Immanuel Kant, though he rejects Kant’s idea that respect is due only to rational beings. Regan points out that we routinely ascribe inherent value, and thus the [...]

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The Animal Rights Debate

Click here to purchase the book. With Carl Cohen Do all animals have rights? Is it morally wrong to use mice or dogs in medical research, or rabbits and cows as food? How ought we resolve conflicts between the interests of humans and those of other animals? Philosophical inquiry is essential in addressing such questions; [...]

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Empty Cages: Facing the Challenge of Animal Rights

Click here to purchase the book. Described by Jeffrey Masson as “the single best introduction to animal rights ever written,” this new book by Tom Regan will structure the animal rights debate for generations to come. In a style at once simple and elegant, Regan dispels the negative image of animal rights advocates perpetrated by [...]

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