Asian Perspectives on Animal Ethics: Rethinking the Nonhuman by Neil Dalal,Chloë Taylor PDF

By Neil Dalal,Chloë Taylor

To date, philosophical discussions of animal ethics and significant Animal stories were ruled by means of Western views and Western thinkers. This e-book makes a unique contribution to animal ethics in displaying the variety and richness of rules provided to those fields via various Asian traditions.

Asian views on Animal Ethics is the 1st of its variety to incorporate the intersection of Asian and ecu traditions with recognize to human and nonhuman family. proposing a sequence of reports concentrating on particular Asian traditions, in addition to experiences that placed these traditions in discussion with Western thinkers, this booklet seems at Asian philosophical doctrines touching on compassion and nonviolence as those observe to nonhuman animals, in addition to the ethical rights and standing of nonhuman animals in Asian traditions. utilizing Asian views to discover ontological, moral and political questions, individuals study humanism and post-humanism in Asian and comparative traditions and supply perception into the distinct moral kin among people and different specific species of animals.

This e-book may be of curiosity to scholars and students of Asian faith and philosophy, in addition to to these drawn to animal ethics and demanding Animal Studies.

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