Includes bibliographic references (p. -148) and index.
Machine generated contents note: Animal Interests -- Animal Beliefs and Desires -- Consciousness and Cognition -- Desires and Values -- Human and Animal Minds -- Animal Rights -- God's Rights -- Animal Souls -- The Bible -- Animals in Western Thought -- Beyond Animal Rights: A Delicate Stewardship.
A philosophical and theological exploration of animal consciousness and animal rights. The author lays down a foundation for a contemporary ethic in which people exercise intelligent stewardship and ensure the compassionate treatment of animals.
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