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Created from Animals
Language: en
Pages: 245
Authors: James Rachels
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 1991 - Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Argues for the replacement of traditional ideas of human superiority with a more enlightened ethic regarding the value of non-human life, and discusses suicide, euthanasia, and animal rights.
Created from Animals
Language: en
Pages: 245
Authors: James Rachels
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 1990 - Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Argues for the replacement of traditional ideas of human superiority with a more enlightened ethic regarding the value of non-human life, and discusses suicide, euthanasia, and animal rights
Problems from Philosophy
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: James Rachels
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-06-11 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

Problems from Philosophy is an introduction text organized around the great philosophical problems―the existence of God, the nature of the mind, human freedom, the limits of knowledge, and the truth about ethics. The fourth edition features revisions on discussions of free will, artificial intelligence, idealism, and Kantian ethics.
Can Ethics Provide Answers?
Language: en
Pages: 245
Authors: James Rachels
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 1997 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

Esteemed moral philosopher James Rachels here collects fifteen essays, some classic and others extensively revised, on the nature and limits of moral reasoning. Rachels argues that, rather than simply expressing societal conventions, moral philosophy can subvert received opinion and replace it with something better. Combining a concern for ethical theory
Learning from Animals?
Language: en
Pages: 280
Authors: Louise S. Röska-Hardy, Eva M. Neumann-Held
Categories: Psychology
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-10-27 - Publisher: Psychology Press

Human language, cognition, and culture are unique; they are unparalleled in the animal kingdom. The claim that we can learn what makes us human by studying other animal species provokes vigorous reactions and many deny that comparative research can shed any light on the origins and character of human distinctive