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Animals and the moral community

Gary Steiner

Animals and the moral community

mental life, moral status, and kinship

by Gary Steiner

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Published by Columbia University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Consciousness in animals,
  • Animal psychology,
  • Animal welfare -- Moral and ethical aspects

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementGary Steiner.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL785.25 .S74 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16656563M
    ISBN 109780231142342, 9780231512602
    LC Control Number2008008299

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