Stressing the importance of understanding the grounds and the consequences of ethical or normative decision making, this collection of classic essays compiled by Pierce and Van De Veer, examines disputes surrounding animals, ecosystems, the land, and their own proper place in the ongoing network of lives on this planet. A central question is qhow can we live lives that are both personally satisfying but which are also ecologically sound and responsible?qAre any experiments on animals justified? These are not easy questions and they do not have simple answers. I shall not attempt to answer them here, beyond saying that one obviously relevant issue is whether nonhuman animals have the anbsp;...
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