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Animal Ethics in the Age of Humans: Blurring boundaries in by Bernice Bovenkerk,Jozef Keulartz

By Bernice Bovenkerk,Jozef Keulartz

This e-book offers mirrored image at the more and more blurry obstacles that represent the human-animal dating. within the Anthropocene people and animals have come nearer jointly and this asks for rethinking previous divisions. to start with, new medical insights and technological advances result in a blurring of the bounds among animals and people. Secondly, our expanding effect on nature ends up in a rethinking of the outdated contrast among person animal ethics and collectivist environmental ethics. Thirdly, ongoing urbanization and destruction of animal habitats ends up in a blurring among the kinds of untamed and domesticated animals. eventually, globalization and international weather swap have resulted in the fragmentation of usual habitats, blurring the previous contrast among in situ and ex situ conservation. during this ebook, researchers on the innovative in their fields systematically research the large box of human-animal relatives, facing wild, liminal, and household animals, with conservation, and zoos, and with applied sciences similar to biomimicry. This ebook is well timed in that it explores the hot instructions during which our wondering the human-animal courting are constructing. whereas the objective viewers essentially includes animal stories students, coming from quite a lot of disciplines together with philosophy, sociology, psychology, ethology, literature, and movie experiences, a few of the issues which are mentioned have relevance past a simply theoretical one; as such the ebook additionally goals to motivate for instance biologists, conservationists, and zoo keepers to mirror on their dating with animals.

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