Animal Suffering: Philosophy and Culture

  • Elisa¬†Aaltola

Part of the The Palgrave Macmillan Animal Ethics Series book series (PMAES)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Elisa Aaltola
    Pages 1-4
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    Pages 49-67
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    Pages 68-96
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    Pages 156-197
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  9. Back Matter
    Pages 210-247

About this book


Exploring how animal suffering is made meaningful within Western ramifications, the book investigates themes such as skepticism concerning non-human experience, cultural roots of compassion, and contemporary approaches to animal ethics. At its center is the pivotal question: What is the moral significance of animal suffering?


emotion ethics Moral morality philosophy

Authors and affiliations

  • Elisa¬†Aaltola
    • 1
  1. 1.University of Eastern FinlandKuopioFinland

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