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Animals in Agriculture

  • Gary VarnerEmail author

Abstract

This chapter discusses the philosophical views underlying the animal welfare/animal rights distinction, and how these philosophies would apply to ­various forms of animal agriculture.

Keywords

Animal welfare Animal rights Neo-Cartesianism Consequentialism Non-consequentialism Food Animal agriculture 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Texas A&M UniversityCollege StationUSA

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