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The case for animal experimentation

an evolutionary and ethical perspective
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University of California Press , Berkeley
Vivisection, Animal experimentation, Vivisection -- Moral and ethical aspects, Animal experimentation -- Moral and ethical as
StatementMichael Allen Fox.
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LC ClassificationsHV4915 .F67 1986
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 262 p. ;
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Open LibraryOL3020878M
ISBN 100520055012
LC Control Number85001036

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Fox (Philosophy, Queens Univ., Kingston, Ontario) defends two theses: 1) the fact that animals can suffer yields them no moral entitlements; (2) since animals do not value their own lives, their lives 2/5(2). The Case for Animal Experimentation: An Evolutionary and Ethical Perspective by Michæl Allen Fox and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   The case for animal experimentation by Michael Allen Fox, SeptemUniversity of California Press edition, Paperback in English - Reprint editionCited by: The Ethical Case against Animal Experiments begins with a groundbreaking and comprehensive ethical critique of the practice of animal experiments by the Oxford Centre for Animal Ethics.

A second section offers original writings that engage with, and elaborate on, aspects of the Oxford Centre by: 5. The essays contained within this book are well chosen, however those supporting the use of animals in research (most of them) simply attack the articles written for the support of animal rights.

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The Case For Animal Experimentation. Since all or nearly all experimentation on animals does impose pain and, according to critics should not have to be the case, it should be stopped. The ends sought may be worthy, but those ends do not justify imposing agonies on humans, and by animals the agonies are felt no less.

For nonhuman animals, this is not the case. This is not because of any belief that experimentation on humans could not bring about important knowledge (in fact, it seems obvious that this practice would uncover far more useful and relevant knowledge than any experimentation on nonhuman animals.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xii, pages ; 24 cm: Contents: Fallacies in our thinking about humans and animals --An evolutionary perspective on humans and animals --Animals and the moral community --Animals in research: understanding the context --Some observations on scientific inquiry and related matters.

Animal Experimentation is an important book for all those involved in the conduct, teaching, learning, regulation, support or critique of animal-based research. Whilst maintaining the clarity of style that made the first edition so popular, this second edition has been updated to include discussion of genetically modified organisms and.

Animal experiments are essential to basic biological and medical research – cre- ating a classic dilemma as the acquisition of knowledge for the good of man- kind places a burden on animals The protection of animals is high on the.

The majority of all animal research in the field of psychology is conducted on various rodent species (rats, mice, hamsters, etc.) or birds as laboratory subjects. Australian philosopher Peter Singer made the case for an end to animal experimentation with his book, Animal Liberation.

Animal experimentation / Cindy Mur, book editor. — (At issue) Animal Testing Is Not Essential for Medical Research 25 statement from the European Coalition to End Animal Experiments out-lines why this is the case: After decades of research on primates, scientists have re.

Animals and Medicine: The Contribution of Animal Experiments to the Control of Disease (Cambridge, UK: Open Book Publishers, c), by Jack H. Botting, ed. by Regina M. Botting (multiple formats with commentary at Open Book Publishers).

The book is a source of information for the scientist administrator who is frequently confronted with different proposed approaches to biological research projects utilizing animals. Show less Methods of Animal Experimentation, Volume I, provides information on the most common methods for using animals as tools in the search for new biological.

"Aristotle, Aquinas, Descartes, Kant, Bentham, Mill: all thought seriously about the role of animals in our lives. But not until Tom Regan published The Case for Animal Rights did the world possess a theory of the rights of animals.

When philosophy students come to this issue hundreds of years from now, they will read the greats in light of the arguments presented here."—Gary L. 3/5(4). The Case for Animal Rights is a book by the American philosopher Tom Regan, in which the author argues that at least some kinds of non-human animals have moral rights because they are the "subjects-of-a-life," and that these rights adhere to them whether or not they are recognized.

The work is considered an important text within animal rights theory.

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This book is an excellent primer on the philosophical and social issues surrounding the use of animals in laboratory research.

But, I would have liked more quantitative or generally more rigorous data about the laws of animal research, the conditions in which animals are kept, the diseases that have been eradicated because of animals research, etc/5(1). Animal research case studies. UCL is a leading centre for biomedical research in the UK.

Scientific research is conducted not by shadowy figures in ivory towers, but by human beings working earnestly to address major issues facing society today.

Dr Clare Stanford: using mice to find treatments for ADHD. This article discusses the conditions under which it is permissible and advisable to use animals in biomedical experimentation. The “Common View” is that there are moral limits on what we can do to nonhuman animals, but humans can use them when doing so advances significant human interests.

This view entails that animals have some moral status, but not a demandingly high status. Scientists use animals to do both basic and applied research.

Applied research seeks to answer specific questions about a given disease or condition, usually in the context of a specific prevention therapy or treatment.

Basic research seeks to build a base of. "Animal Experimentation is an important new book for all those involved in the conduct, teaching, learning, regulation, support or critique of animal-based research. For perhaps the first time, all the major issues in the animal experimentation debate are introduced in one volume.

Animal experimentation A difficult issue In Dr Jay Vacanti and his team grew an ear on the back of a mouse Animal experiments are widely used to develop new medicines and to. The abuse of animals in farming, sport, circuses, zoos, the fashion industry and medical experiments is a blot on humanity.

The sooner we end it, the better. Topics.

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research involving animals in the light of these developments, the implications for regulation, and the provision of information and education. As Chair of the Working Group, I would like to record my thanks to all members, who have.

The animal research we consider should be distinguished from purely observational studies in which the animals are not harmed. In this report, we use the terms “animal experimentation,” “animal tests,” and “animal research” interchangeably to denote procedures that entail, inter alia, the capture, handling, transport, confinement, and manipulation of living sentient beings and the.

Head quarters Why science is being more open about animals in research. Published: 6 Apr Why science is being more open about animals in research. October 2. Animal Use, Cases, and Controversies 3. Do Animals Have Moral Status or Value. The Modern Philosophical Debate About Animal Use in Research 5.

Rules and Regulations 6. Alternatives to Animal Use in Biomedical Research 7. References and Additional Resources LEARNING OUTCOMES 1. Understand the ethical issues surrounding killing or. Harvard’s Wyss Institute has created “organs-on-chips” that contain human cells grown in a state-of-the-art system to mimic the structure and function of human organs and organ systems.

The chips can be used instead of animals in disease research, drug testing, and toxicity testing and have been shown to replicate human physiology, diseases, and drug responses more accurately than crude.The history of animal testing can be traced back to Ancient Greece where many physicians and scientists at the time dissected pigs and goats.

The aim of these dissections was to try and learn more about certain animals and the differences between them and us.Animal testing, also known as animal experimentation, animal research and in vivo testing, is the use of non-human animals in experiments that seek to control the variables that affect the behavior or biological system under approach can be contrasted with field studies in which animals are observed in their natural environments or habitats.