Journals Higher Education
Important OUP's Response to COVID-19 Learn more



Published: 02 January 2018

248 Pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190695811

Also Available As:


Also Available In:

Bookseller Code (01)


The Moral Psychology of Human Attitudes to Animals

T.J. Kasperbauer

  • Outlines an innovative approach to our moral obligations towards animals by exploring the psychological obstacles humans face in meeting ethical demands
  • Provides the first systematic account of the moral psychology behind human attitudes toward animals
  • Integrates research on attitudes toward animals from a variety of disciplines, including philosophy, psychology, anthropology, history, law, sociology, and economics
  • Proposes what we should do when we fail to meet our own moral expectations in our treatment of animals

Also of Interest