Table of contents for Animal rights and human morality / Bernard E. Rollin.

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Contents
Preface to the Third Edition	7
Preface to the Second Edition		12
Original Preface to the First Edition	17
1. MORAL THEORY AND ANIMALS
Introduction	23
Moral Intuitions and Moral Theory	25
Finding a Fulcrum-The Need for an Ideal	27
Constructing an Ideal for Animals	30
Having a Soul		36
Relevant Differences		37
Human Dominion	39
Duties toward Animals as Duties toward Humans	41
Reason, Language, and Moral Concern	42
Social Contract Theories	44
Kant's Theory of Reason	51
Kant's Ethic	53
Humans as "Ends in Themselves"	55
Animals as Means	56
Language and Reason		57
The Ordinary Notion of Rationality	61	
Do Animals Behave Rationally?	62
Do Animals use Concepts?	64
Animals and Human Language	68
Moral Concern and Nonrational Humans	69
Our Concern for Nonrational Human Interests	71
The Moral Relevance of Pleasure and Pain	73
Scientific Ideology and the Denial of Animal Pain and Consciousness	75
A Critique of Scientific Ideology	85
Variability of Pain Experience in Humans and Animals	93
Interest in Survival and Freedom	96
Moral Concern and Creatures with Interests	98
Interests, Language and Natural Signs	99
Life and Awareness as the source of Interests: The Telos of Living Things	102
Interests and Awareness	106
Moral Theory and Our World View	110
Do animals Have Moral Rights?	114
The Right to Moral Concern	115
The Right to Life	116
The Violation of Rights	121
Specific Rights and Animals Nature	125
Telos and Ethology	129
Telos and Genetic Engineering	134
Where You Draw the Line?	140
How to Deal with Competing Interests?	141
Must we Police Creation?	147
Don't Animals Kill Each Other?	148
The Nonliving Environment	148
Don't We Have Enough Problems with Human Morality?	155
Isn't All this Utopian	155
2. ANIMAL RIGHTS AND LEGAL RIGHTS
How Are Law and Morality Connected?	158	
Natural Law Theory	159
Natural Rights	160
The Rejection of Natural Law and Natural Rights: Legal Positivism	162
The Revival of Natural Rights	163
Rights are Protection for the Individual Against the General Welfare	166
How Rights are Established	168
How Does this Relate to Animals?	170
Don't Animals have Legal Rights Now?	171
Legalizing the Rights of Animals	180
What can We Expect to Achieve?	184
Is Our Position Absurd?	187
Animals Legal Rights Today	189
3. THE USE AND ABUSE OF ANIMALS IN RESEARCH 
Introduction	194
The Six Senses of Research	196
Moral Principles for Research: 
The Utilitarian Rights and Principles	199
Introduction to the Testing of Consumables	205
The LD50 Test	205
The Draize Test	212
Carcinogen, Mutigan and Tertrogen Testing	216
The Concept of Alternatives to Animal Experimentation	219
The Use of Animals in Teaching	220
Research Abuse and the Training of Scientists	225
The Debasement of Language in Science	231
Creating A Revolution in Science Education-Some Personal Notes	233
Introduction to the Use of Animals in Basic Research	244
Freedom of Thoughts Vs. the Moral Status of Animals	245
The Use of ¿Alternatives¿ in Basic Research		249
Theory-Based Science Vs. Empirical Dabbling	250
Improving the Lot of Research Animals	256
The Emergence of Viable Legislation	262
Positive Features of the New Laws	267
Distress	274
Limitations and Inadequacies in the New Laws	281
Animal Happiness	286
Threats to the Current Regulatory System	288
The Role of Humans in Science	306
Introduction to the Use of Animals in Applied Medical Research		308
The Focus of Medical Research and Practice: Some Philosophical Reflections	311
Introduction to the Use of Animals in Drug Research	317
Introduction to the Use of Animals for Product Extraction	322
Conclusion	325
4. MORALITY AND PET ANIMALS 
Morality, Empathy, and Individuality		327
The Triggering of Empathy	328
Pet Animals and the Social Contract	331
The Changing Role of Companion Animals in Society	335
Human Breach of Contract	341
Violating the Right to Life	342
The Human Tragedy	344
Violation of Telos	346
Canine Racisim	352
Social Institutions as A Mirror of Individual Responsibility	354
Viable Legislation and the Pet Problem	358
The Need for an Educational Blitzkrieg	368
Role of Animal Advocacy	369
The Role of Veterinarians	374
5. ANIMAL AGRICULTURE 
Introduction	380
Husbandry Agriculture	380
The Rise of Industrialized Agriculture	383
Welfare and Productivity	387
Problems of Industrialized Agriculture	388
Sow Confinement	391
Other Problems in Confinement Swine Production	401
Piglet Welfare		404
Grower-Finishers	406
Handling and Transport	408
Conclusion	409
Egg Production	410
Broiler Production	411
Dairy	411
Veal	412
Husbandry Versus Industry-Beef	414
Welfare Problems in the Beef Industry	416
Feedlots	419
What is to Be Done?	420
Afterward (To the Second Edition)	425
Afterward (To the Third Edition)	427
Bibliography	429

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Animal rights.