Food for Thought download free [PDF and Ebook] by Steve F. Sapontzis

Food for Thought download free [PDF and Ebook] by Steve F. Sapontzis year 2004
  • Book name: Food for Thought
  • Author: Steve F. Sapontzis
  • Release date: 2004/5/3
  • Publisher: PROMETHEUS BOOKS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Natural History
  • ISBN: 9781591021186
  • Rating: 7.56 of 10
  • Votes: 638
  • Review by: Madisyn Benson
  • Review rating: 9.72 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/22
  • Total pages: 386
  • Includes a PDF summary of 33 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: For anyone who has ever wondered about the ethics of killing animals for food, this is the definitive collection of essays on the ethical debate. Written by internationally recognized scholars on both sides of the debate, the provocative articles here compiled will give vegetarians and meat-eaters a thorough grounding in all aspects of this controversial issue.After an introduction to the nature of the debate by editor Steve F. Sapontzis, Daniel Dombrowski reviews the history of vegetarianism. There follows a discussion of health issues and what anthropology has to tell us about human diet. Also included are the classic cases for vegetarianism from philosophers Peter Singer and Tom Regan, and new essays rebutting those classic positions from humanists Roger Scruton and Carl Cohen, among others. Various scholars then examine religious teachings about eating animals, which are drawn from Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, as well as Native American and Eastern traditions. Finally, Carol J. Adams, Deanne Curtin, and Val Plumwood, among other outstanding advocates, debate the ethics of eating meat in connection with feminism, environmentalism, and multiculturalism.Containing virtually a 'Who's Who' of philosophers, social critics, environmentalists, feminists, and religious scholars who have participated in the vegetarianism debate over the past quarter century, this outstanding anthology of expert articles, most of them new, provides the latest thinking on a subject of increasing public interest.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 24H33M13S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Animals & Society, Ethical Issues & Debates, Ethics & Moral Philosophy, Dietetics & Nutrition, Wildlife: General Interest, Politics & Government
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 28.01 USD
  • Dimensions: 139x209x20mm
  • Weight: 424g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Amherst, United States
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