By Stephen T. Newmyer
This groundbreaking quantity explores Plutarch's certain survival within the argument that animals are rational and sentient, and that we, as people, needs to take realize in their interests.
Exploring Plutarch's 3 animal-related treatises, in addition to passages from his moral treatises, Stephen Newmyer examines arguments that, strikingly, foreshadow these present in the works of such in demand animal rights philosophers as Peter Singer and Tom Regan.
Unique in viewing Plutarch’s evaluations not just within the context of historic philosophical and moral via, but additionally as a substitute within the heritage of animal rights hypothesis, Animals Rights and Reasons issues out how remarkably Plutarch differs from such anti-animal thinkers because the Stoics.
Classicists, philosophers, animal-welfare scholars and readers will all locate this e-book a useful and informative addition to their reading.
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Animals, Rights and Reason in Plutarch and Modern Ethics by Stephen T. Newmyer