By Lisa KemmererIn seek of Consistency: Ethics and Animals
Brill educational, 2006
At the intersection of animal rights, environmental ethics, and spiritual studies, looking for Consistency systematically examines the paintings of influential students Tom Regan (animal rights), Peter Singer (utilitarian ethics), Andrew Linzey (theologian), and Paul Taylor (environmental ethics), then explores ethics and animals throughout six international religions (Indigenous faiths, Hinduism, Buddhism, Christianity, Judaism, and Islam). This huge, ground-breaking quantity not just introduces key thinkers and innovative principles of the prior, but in addition explores "the sanctity of life," exploring an fascinating ethical thought, "The reduce damage Maxim," rooted within the everyday ethical beliefs of impartiality and consistency. In seek of Consistency questions what it capability to be human and demanding situations our assumed position within the universe.