A Critique of the Moral Defense of Vegetarianism

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Springer, 29 avr. 2016 - 178 pages

Drawing on research in plant science, systems ecology, environmental philosophy, and cultural anthropology, Andrew F. Smith shatters the distinction between vegetarianism and omnivorism. The book outlines the implications that these manufactured distinctions have for how we view food and ourselves as eaters.

 

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Table des matières

1 An Unsettling Question
1
2 Plant Sentience
11
3 Animism
38
4 The Closed Loop
71
5 Two Objections One Accommodation
99
6 Loose Ends
121
Notes
131
Bibliography
146
Index
171
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Andrew F. Smith is an assistant professor of English and philosophy at Drexel University, USA. His current research is in environmental philosophy and social and political philosophy. His first book is The Deliberative Impulse: Motivating Discourse in Divided Societies (2011), and he has published broadly on rationality, religion in the public sphere, biblical literalism, homelessness, and food deserts.

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