Journals Higher Education



Published: 08 February 2018

248 Pages


ISBN: 9780190695811

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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

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