Applied Ethics in Animal Research: Philosophy, Regulation, and Laboratory Applications

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Applied Ethics in Animal Research: Philosophy, Regulation, and Laboratory Applications
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Purdue University Press
01/25/2011
English
1612491332
9781612491332
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Book Description

This volume is a collection of chapters all contributed by individuals who have presented their ideas at conferences and who take moderate stands with the use of animals in research. Specifically the chapters bear of the issues of: notions of the moral standings of animals, history of the methods of argumentation, knowledge of the animal mind, nature and value of regulatory structures, how respect for animals can be converted from theory to action in the laboratory. The chapters have been tempered by open discussion with individuals with different opinions and not audiences of true believers. It is the hope of all, that careful consideration of the positions in these chapters will leave reader with a deepened understanding--not necessarily a hardened position.

About the Editor(s):

Degree Received Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1971 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Research Interests Clinical psychology, general experimental psychology. My primary research focus is in the general area of bioethics, particularly professional clinical conduct and the ethics of human and animal research.