Killing Happy Animals: Explorations in Utilitarian Ethics, Hardback Book

Killing Happy Animals: Explorations in Utilitarian Ethics Hardback

Part of the The Palgrave Macmillan Animal Ethics Series series

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Is it acceptable to kill an animal that has been granted a pleasant life?

This book rigorously explores the moral basis of the ideal of animal-friendly animal husbandry and sheds new light on utilitarian moral theory by pointing out the assumptions and implications of two different versions of utilitarianism, with surprising conclusions.

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  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 188 pages, IX, 188 p.
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Ethics & moral philosophy
  • ISBN: 9781137286260

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