<!DOCTYPE html><HTML lang="en"> <head><meta charset="utf-8"> <title>Todman (Theo) - Thesis - Animal Rights (Theo Todman's Book Collection - Paper Abstracts) </title> <link href="../../TheosStyle.css" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css"><link rel="shortcut icon" href="../../TT_ICO.png" /></head> <BODY> <CENTER> <div id="header"><HR><h1>Theo Todman's Web Page - Paper Abstracts</h1><HR></div><A name="Top"></A> <TABLE class = "Bridge" WIDTH=950> <tr><th><A HREF = "../../PaperSummaries/PaperSummary_21/PaperSummary_21399.htm">Thesis - Animal Rights</A></th></tr> <tr><th><A HREF = "../../Authors/T/Author_Todman (Theo).htm">Todman (Theo)</a></th></tr> <tr><th>Source: </th></tr> <tr><th>Paper - Abstract</th></tr> </TABLE> </CENTER> <P><CENTER><TABLE class = "Bridge" WIDTH=400><tr><td><A HREF = "../../PaperSummaries/PaperSummary_21/PaperSummary_21399.htm">Paper Summary</A></td><td><A HREF = "../../Notes/Notes_11/Notes_1149.htm">Link to Latest Write-Up Note</A></td></tr></TABLE></CENTER></P> <hr><P><FONT COLOR = "0000FF"><ul type="disc"><li>This pseudo-Paper is intended as the mechanism to record time spent on the Note '<a name="1"></a><A HREF="../../Notes/Notes_11/Notes_1149.htm">Animal Rights</A><SUP>1</SUP>' during my Thesis research, as from 2015. </li><li>For the actual time recorded, click on "Paper Summary" above. </li></ul><FONT COLOR = "0000FF"><hr><br><B><u><U><A HREF="#On-Page_Link_P21399_2">Write-up</A></U><SUB>2</SUB><a name="On-Page_Return_P21399_2"></A></u> (as at 29/01/2018 21:24:29): Animal Rights</B><BR><br><u><U><A HREF="#On-Page_Link_P21399_3">Plug Note</A></U><SUB>3</SUB><a name="On-Page_Return_P21399_3"></A></u><ul type="disc"><li>The motivation for including this topic  which is in its primarily ethical aspect largely tangential to my Thesis (which focuses on metaphysics)  is at least fivefold:- <ol type="1"><li>Firstly, as Locke noted, personal identity is a <a name="2"></a><A HREF="../../Notes/Notes_0/Notes_19.htm">forensic</A><SUP>4</SUP> matter. </li><li>As I m inclined towards <a name="3"></a><A HREF="../../Notes/Notes_0/Notes_24.htm">animalism</A><SUP>5</SUP>, the status of other animals is relevant  in particular in resisting the claims of those (eg. <a name="30"></a><A HREF = "../../Authors/B/Author_Baker (Lynne Rudder).htm">Lynne Rudder Baker</A>) that when a <a name="4"></a><A HREF="../../Notes/Notes_0/Notes_22.htm">FPP</A><SUP>6</SUP> comes into existence, we get a major <a name="5"></a><A HREF="../../Notes/Notes_0/Notes_8.htm">ontological</A><SUP>7</SUP> change.</li><li>Some animal rights theorists  eg. <a name="31"></a><A HREF = "../../Authors/F/Author_Francione (Gary).htm">Gary Francione</A>  want to give (at least some) animals the legal and moral standing of <a name="6"></a><A HREF="../../Notes/Notes_0/Notes_9.htm">persons</A><SUP>8</SUP>.</li><li>Other contemporary philosophers  eg. <a name="32"></a><A HREF = "../../Authors/C/Author_Carruthers (Peter).htm">Peter Carruthers</A>  argue that animals have no rights at all. </li><li>My view is somewhere in the middle. I m not a fan of <u>rights</u> (in the absence of a contract), but think that human beings have <u>duties</u> to one another and to the higher animals in virtue of the others needs. </li></ol></li><li>There needs to be a division of labour between this Note and that on <a name="7"></a><A HREF="../../Notes/Notes_0/Notes_30.htm">Animals</A><SUP>9</SUP>. My intention is that only moral issues be discussed in this Note  and in particular those issues that affect or reflect the moral <u>status</u> of animals, whether human or not, or persons or not. </li><li>Discussion of the capacities  cognitive and otherwise  and metaphysical questions involving the individuation and persistence conditions of animals  human and others  will feature in the other Note. </li><li>Works on this topic that <U><A HREF="#On-Page_Link_P21399_10">I ve actually read</A></U><SUB>10</SUB><a name="On-Page_Return_P21399_10"></A>, <U><A HREF="#On-Page_Link_P21399_11">include</A></U><SUB>11</SUB><a name="On-Page_Return_P21399_11"></A> the following:- <ol type="i"><li>Aeon<BR>&rarr; <a name="9"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_22/Abstract_22803.htm">Birch (Jonathan) - Crabs and lobsters deserve protection from being cooked alive</A>", Birch, Brief Comment<BR>&rarr; <a name="10"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_22/Abstract_22794.htm">Cave (Stephen) - Not nothing</A>", Cave<BR>&rarr; <a name="11"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_22/Abstract_22799.htm">Cave (Stephen) - Who killed Knut?</A>", Cave<BR>&rarr; <a name="12"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_22/Abstract_22613.htm">Charlton (Anna E.) & Francione (Gary) - A humanely killed animal is still killed  and that s wrong</A>", Charlton<BR>&rarr; <a name="13"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_22/Abstract_22502.htm">Giubilini (Alberto) - Why vegetarians should be prepared to bend their own rules</A>", Giubilini<BR>&rarr; <a name="14"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_22/Abstract_22466.htm">King (Barbara J.) - The pig on your plate</A>", King<BR>&rarr; <a name="15"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_22/Abstract_22105.htm">Moore (Richard) - There is a moral argument for keeping great apes in zoos</A>", Moore</li><li><a name="33"></a>"<A HREF = "../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_03/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_3593.htm">Bekoff (Marc) - The Emotional Lives of Animals: A Leading Scientist Explores Animal Joy, Sorrow, and Empathy and Why They Matter</A>", Bekoff</li><li><a name="16"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_21/Abstract_21474.htm">Carruthers (Peter) - The Animals Issue: Moral Theory in Practice - Preface</A>", Carruthers, Footnotes added to text</li><li><a name="17"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_21/Abstract_21499.htm">Carruthers (Peter) - The Animals Issue: Moral Theory in Practice - Conclusion</A>", Carruthers, Footnotes added to text</li><li><a name="34"></a>"<A HREF = "../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_00/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_774.htm">Cavalieri (Paola) & Singer (Peter), Eds. - The Great Ape Project - Equality Beyond Humanity</A>", Cavalieri&Singer</li><li><a name="35"></a>"<A HREF = "../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_06/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_6218.htm">Gruen (Lori) - Ethics and Animals: An Introduction</A>", Gruen</li><li><a name="36"></a>"<A HREF = "../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_01/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_1611.htm">Ishiguro (Kazuo) - Never Let Me Go</A>", Ishiguro, <U><A HREF="#On-Page_Link_P21399_12">Written Up</A></U><SUB>12</SUB><a name="On-Page_Return_P21399_12"></A></li><li><a name="18"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_21/Abstract_21386.htm">Layard (Antonia) - Review of Animals, Property and the Law by Gary L. Francione</A>", Layard</li><li><a name="19"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_20/Abstract_20228.htm">Marshall (Richard) & Rowlands (Mark) - Mark Rowlands: Hour of the Wolf</A>", Marshall</li><li><a name="20"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_21/Abstract_21385.htm">Pynes (Christopher A.) - Review of Animals as Persons: Essays on the Abolition of Animal Exploitation by Gary L. Francione</A>", Pynes</li><li><a name="21"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_11/Abstract_11143.htm">Regan (Tom) - The Case for Animal Rights: Preface</A>", Regan</li><li><a name="37"></a>"<A HREF = "../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_00/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_948.htm">Singer (Peter), Ed. - In Defence of Animals</A>", Singer</li><li><a name="22"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_21/Abstract_21389.htm">Stingl (Michael) - Still Waiting for Rain: Review of 'Rain Without Thunder' by Gary L. Francione</A>", Stingl</li><li><a name="23"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_21/Abstract_21689.htm">Watson (Alan) - Introduction to Animal Rights: Your Child or the Dog? Foreword</A>", Watson</li></ol></li><li><U><A HREF="#On-Page_Link_P21399_13">Other</A></U><SUB>13</SUB><a name="On-Page_Return_P21399_13"></A> important books and papers to engage with are:- <ol type="i"><li><a name="38"></a>"<A HREF = "../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_02/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_2357.htm">Benton (Ted) - Natural Relations: Ecology, Animal Rights & Social Justice</A>", Benton</li><li><a name="39"></a>"<A HREF = "../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_00/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_986.htm">Blum (Deborah) - The Monkey Wars</A>", Blum</li><li><a name="24"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_21/Abstract_21467.htm">Carruthers (Peter) - Against the moral standing of animals</A>", Carruthers</li><li><a name="25"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_21/Abstract_21462.htm">Carruthers (Peter) - Suffering without subjectivity</A>", Carruthers</li><li><a name="26"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_21/Abstract_21459.htm">Carruthers (Peter) - Sympathy and subjectivity</A>", Carruthers</li><li><a name="40"></a>"<A HREF = "../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_06/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_6380.htm">Carruthers (Peter) - The Animals Issue: Moral Theory in Practice</A>", Carruthers</li><li><a name="27"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_21/Abstract_21461.htm">Carruthers (Peter) - Why the question of animal consciousness might not matter very much</A>", Carruthers</li><li><a name="41"></a>"<A HREF = "../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_01/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_1478.htm">DeGrazia (David) - Taking Animals Seriously: Mental Life and Moral Status</A>", DeGrazia</li><li><a name="28"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_06/Abstract_6811.htm">Forrester (Mary) - Animal Rights</A>", Forrester</li><li><a name="29"></a>"<A HREF = "../../Abstracts/Abstract_06/Abstract_6810.htm">Forrester (Mary) - How Animals Ought to be Treated</A>", Forrester</li><li><a name="42"></a>"<A HREF = "../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_01/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_1396.htm">Forrester (Mary) - Persons, Animals, and Fetuses: An Essay in Practical Ethics</A>", Forrester</li><li><a name="43"></a>"<A HREF = "../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_06/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_6376.htm">Francione (Gary) - Animals as Persons: Essays on the Abolition of Animal Exploitation</A>", Francione</li><li><a name="44"></a>"<A HREF = "../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_06/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_6381.htm">Francione (Gary) - Introduction to Animal Rights: Your Child or the Dog?</A>", Francione</li><li><a name="45"></a>"<A HREF = "../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_06/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_6592.htm">Kazez (Jean) - Animalkind: What We Owe to Animals</A>", Kazez</li><li><a name="46"></a>"<A HREF = "../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_02/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_2189.htm">Rachels (James) - Created From Animals: The Moral Implications of Darwinism</A>", Rachels</li><li><a name="47"></a>"<A HREF = "../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_00/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_775.htm">Regan (Tom) - The Case for Animal Rights</A>", Regan</li><li><a name="48"></a>"<A HREF = "../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_00/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_963.htm">Scruton (Roger) - Animal Rights and Wrongs</A>", Scruton</li><li><a name="49"></a>"<A HREF = "../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_05/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_5218.htm">Sharpe (Robert) - The Cruel Deception: The Use of Animals in Medical Research</A>", Sharpe</li><li><a name="50"></a>"<A HREF = "../../BookSummaries/BookSummary_00/BookPaperAbstracts/BookPaperAbstracts_957.htm">Singer (Peter) - Animal Liberation</A>", Singer<BR> </li></ol></li><li>See the categorised reading list below, most of which seems relevant. </li><li>This is a <a name="8"></a><A HREF="../../Notes/Notes_7/Notes_737.htm">place-holder</A><SUP>14</SUP>. </li></ul><BR><HR><BR><U><B>In-Page Footnotes</U></B><a name="On-Page_Link_P21399_2"></A><BR><BR><U><A HREF="#On-Page_Return_P21399_2"><B>Footnote 2</A></B></U>: <ul type="disc"><li>This is the write-up as it was when this Abstract was last output, with text as at the timestamp indicated (29/01/2018 21:24:29). </li><li><A HREF = "../../Notes/Notes_11/Notes_1149.htm">Link to Latest Write-Up Note</A>. </li></ul><a name="On-Page_Link_P21399_3"></A><U><A HREF="#On-Page_Return_P21399_3"><B>Footnote 3</A></B></U>: <ul type="disc"><li>A number of my philosophical Notes are  promissory notes currently only listing the books and papers (if any) I possess on the topic concerned. </li><li>I ve decided to add some text  whether by way of motivation, or something more substantive  for all these identified topics related to my Thesis.</li><li>As I want to do this fairly quickly, the text may be confused or show surprising ignorance. </li><li>The reader (if such exists) will have to bear with me, and display the principle of charity while this footnote exists. </li></ul><a name="On-Page_Link_P21399_10"></A><U><A HREF="#On-Page_Return_P21399_10"><B>Footnote 10</A></B></U>: <ul type="disc"><li>Frequently I ll have made copious marginal annotations, and sometimes have written up a review-note. </li><li>In the former case, I intend to transfer the annotations into electronic form as soon as I can find the time. </li><li>In the latter case, I will have remarked on the fact against the citation, and will integrate the comments into this Note in due course.</li><li>My intention is to incorporate into these Notes comments on material I ve already read rather than engage with unread material at this stage. </li></ul><a name="On-Page_Link_P21399_11"></A><U><A HREF="#On-Page_Return_P21399_11"><B>Footnote 11</A></B></U>: <ul type="disc"><li>I may have read others in between updates of this Note  in which case they will be marked as such in the  References and Reading List below.</li><li>Papers or Books partially read have a rough %age based on the time spent versus the time expected. </li></ul> <a name="On-Page_Link_P21399_12"></A><U><A HREF="#On-Page_Return_P21399_12"><B>Footnote 12</A></B></U>: <ul type="disc">|1|This is relevant to the discussion of animal rights only tangentially, but importantly, I think. </ul> <a name="On-Page_Link_P21399_13"></A><U><A HREF="#On-Page_Return_P21399_13"><B>Footnote 13</A></B></U>: <ul type="disc">|1|I ve listed almost the lot  this will require sifting when I get down to serious work on the topic. </ul> <FONT COLOR = "0000FF"><HR></P><a name="ColourConventions"></a><p><b>Text Colour Conventions (see <A HREF="../../Notes/Notes_10/Notes_1025.htm">disclaimer</a>)</b></p><OL TYPE="1"><LI><FONT COLOR = "0000FF">Blue</FONT>: Text by me; &copy; Theo Todman, 2018</li></OL> <BR><HR><BR><CENTER> <TABLE class = "Bridge" WIDTH=950> <TR><TD WIDTH="30%">&copy; Theo Todman, June 2007 - 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