In Defense of Animals: The Second Wave (Paperback)

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In Defense of Animals: The Second Wave By Peter Singer (Editor) Cover Image
By Peter Singer (Editor)


Bringing together new essays by philosophers and activists, In Defense of Animals: The Second Wave highlights the new challenges facing the animal rights movement.
  • Exciting new collection edited by controversial philosopher Peter Singer, who made animal rights into an international concern when he first published In Defence of Animals and Animal Liberation over thirty years ago
  • Essays explore new ways of measuring animal suffering, reassess the question of personhood, and draw highlight tales of effective advocacy
  • Lays out "Ten Tips for Activists", taking the reader beyond ethical theory and into the day-to-day campaigns for animal rights

About the Author

PETER SINGER is Ira W. DeCamp Professor of Bioethics at the University Center for Human Values, Princeton University and Laureate Professor in the School of Historical and Philosophical Studies at the University of Melbourne. He is the author of Animal Liberation, first published in 1975, and is widely credited with triggering the modern animal rights movement. The success of his 2009 book The Life You Can Save led him to found the organization of the same name, which researches and recommends the most effective organizations working to reduce global poverty. In 2012 Singer was made a Companion of the Order of Australia, the nation's highest civilian honor.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781405119412
ISBN-10: 1405119411
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Publication Date: August 26th, 2005
Pages: 264
Language: English