Empty Cages by Tom Regan
Facing the Challenge of Animal Rights

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Described by Jeffrey Masson as "the single best introduction to animal rights ever written," this new book by Tom Regan will structure the animal rights debate for generations to come. In a style at once simple and elegant, Regan dispels the negative image of animal rights advocates perpetrated by the mass media, unmasks the fraudulent rhetoric of "humane treatment" favored by animal exploiters, and explains why existing laws function to legitimize institutional cruelty. Written by the leading philosophical spokesperson for animal rights, Tom Regan's shocking exposé of animal abuse makes an essential and lasting contribution that will significantly impact the history of animal rights advocacy in America.
 

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Published July 7, 2005 by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers. 242 pages
Genres: Political & Social Sciences, Crafts, Hobbies & Home, Nature & Wildlife, Science & Math, Law & Philosophy. Non-fiction

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According to this friendly but uncompromising manifesto,being kind andavoiding cruelty to animals is not enough. Regan proscribes instead a strict regime ofanimal rights, forbidding any ex

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