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? The Book That Started A Revolution ?

Since its original publication in 1975, this groundbreaking work has awakened millions of concerned men and women to the shocking abuse of animals everywhere — inspiring a worldwide movement to eliminate much of the cruel and unnecessary laboratory animal experimentation of years past. In this newly revised and expanded edition, author Peter Singer exposes the chilling realities of today's "factory farms" and product-testing procedures — offering sound, humane solutions to what has become a profound environmental and social as well as moral issue. An important and persuasive appeal to conscience, fairness, decency and justice, Animal Liberation is essential reading for the supporter and the skeptic alike.

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"A most important book that will change the way many of us look at animals — and, ultimately, at ourselves." Chicago Tribune

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"This book is a must...not just for every animal lover but for every civilized reader." Cleveland Amory

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"Singer's documentation is unrhetorical and unemotional, his arguments tight and formidable, for he bases his case on neither personal nor religious nor highly abstract philosophical principles, but on moral positions most of us already accept." The New York Times Book Review

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"A most important and responsible work. Everyone ought to read it, and ponder deeply whether we do not need to change our view of the world and our responsibility toward its creatures." Richard Adams, author of Watership Down

About the Author

PETER SINGER is the author of Animal Liberation, Practical Ethics, and Rethinking Life and Death, among many others. He is currently the Ira W. DeCamp Professor of Bioethics at Princeton University's Center for Human Values.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780380713332
Author:
Singer, Peter
Publisher:
Avon Books
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Animals
Subject:
Vegetarianism
Subject:
Animal Rights
Subject:
Animal welfare
Edition Number:
New rev. ed.
Edition Description:
Revised
Series Volume:
F-41
Publication Date:
c1990
Binding:
Trade Paper
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
xviii, 320 p., 8 p. of pl
Dimensions:
8.00x5.26x1.00 in. .68 lbs.

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Product details xviii, 320 p., 8 p. of pl pages Avon Books - English 9780380713332 Reviews:
"Review" by , "A most important book that will change the way many of us look at animals — and, ultimately, at ourselves."
"Review" by , "This book is a must...not just for every animal lover but for every civilized reader."
"Review" by , "Singer's documentation is unrhetorical and unemotional, his arguments tight and formidable, for he bases his case on neither personal nor religious nor highly abstract philosophical principles, but on moral positions most of us already accept."
"Review" by , "A most important and responsible work. Everyone ought to read it, and ponder deeply whether we do not need to change our view of the world and our responsibility toward its creatures."
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