By Bernice Bovenkerk,Jozef Keulartz
This ebook presents mirrored image at the more and more blurry obstacles that symbolize the human-animal dating. within the Anthropocene people and animals have come nearer jointly and this asks for rethinking outdated divisions. first of all, new clinical insights and technological advances result in a blurring of the limits among animals and people. Secondly, our expanding effect on nature results in a rethinking of the previous contrast among person animal ethics and collectivist environmental ethics. Thirdly, ongoing urbanization and destruction of animal habitats ends up in a blurring among the types of untamed and domesticated animals. ultimately, globalization and international weather switch have ended in the fragmentation of usual habitats, blurring the previous contrast among in situ and ex situ conservation. during this publication, researchers on the innovative in their fields systematically learn the vast box of human-animal kinfolk, facing wild, liminal, and family animals, with conservation, and zoos, and with applied sciences equivalent to biomimicry. This e-book is well timed in that it explores the recent instructions during which our wondering the human-animal dating are constructing. whereas the objective viewers basically includes animal stories students, coming from quite a lot of disciplines together with philosophy, sociology, psychology, ethology, literature, and movie reports, a few of the themes which are mentioned have relevance past a merely theoretical one; as such the ebook additionally goals to motivate for instance biologists, conservationists, and zoo keepers to mirror on their courting with animals.
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Animal Ethics in the Age of Humans: Blurring boundaries in human-animal relationships (The International Library of Environmental, Agricultural and Food Ethics) by Bernice Bovenkerk,Jozef Keulartz