Journals Higher Education



Published: 08 October 2009

288 Pages


ISBN: 9780195374445

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An Odyssey with Animals

A Veterinarian's Reflections on the Animal Rights & Welfare Debate

Adrian R Morrison

  • Highly polarized issue sure to spark debate amongst scientists, philosophers, activists
  • Author is a high-profile biomedical researcher who focuses on sleep; he's well known in the field and has a reputation as an outspoken defender of biomedical research
  • Tells the early history of animal-rights activism told by one who was in the center of the turmoil in the 80s and 90s
  • Offers a unique insider's view of REM sleep
  • Provides a practical analysis of philosophical arguments against human uses of animals
  • Writing is compelling, informative, and thought-provoking

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