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Animal Crisis: A New Critical Theory By Alice Crary and Lori Gruen

Publisher: Polity

Animal Crisis
Animal Crisis: A New Critical Theory
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ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 1509549684
ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1509549689


"Animal Crisis presents the reader with the most thorough research into the ways in which animal lives are understood. The arguments are illustrated with stories of individual animals or groups of animals who have been cruelly treated. It is a must for all those who want to understand why we should treat animals ethically."
~ Dr. Jane Goodall, DBE, Founder of the Jane Goodall Institute & UN Messenger of Peace

"So radical, so morally unsettling, that you have to take your courage in both hands to read it. But read it you should."
~ Raimond Gaita, author of The Philosopher’s Dog

"A deeply moving book that calls on us to reconsider our relationship to animals and to other humans and ecosystems we depend on."
~ Sally Haslanger, author of Resisting Reality

About the Authors:

Alice Crary is University Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at The New School for Social Research.

Lori Gruen is the William Griffin Professor of Philosophy at Wesleyan University.

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