Speciesism, Painism and Happiness

Speciesism, Painism and Happiness

A Morality for the Twenty-First Century

eBook - 2011
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Richard Ryder created the term speciesism in early 1970 and shared the idea with Peter Singer, who popularised it in his classic work Animal Liberation (1975). A key figure in the modern animal rights revival Ryder appeared on the first-ever televised discussion of animal rights (The Lion's Share, Scottish Television) in December 1970. He further promoted the ideas around speciesism in recorded discussions with Bridget Brophy, for the Open University, and in his contribution to the seminal philosophical work Animals Men and Morals edited by the Oxford philosophers Stanley and Roslind Godlovitch and John Harris in 1971. From 1969 Ryder organised protests against animal experiments and bloodsports. He continued to promote his ideas about speciesism in leaflets and broadcasts, culminating in the publication of his Victims of Science in 1975 - a book that provoked debates in Parliament and on television and was described by The Spectator at the time as "a morally and historically impor...
Publisher: Luton, Bedfordshire : Andrews UK, 2011
Edition: 2nd ed
Copyright Date: ©2015
ISBN: 9781845405069
Branch Call Number: Electronic book
Characteristics: 1 online resource (169 pages)
Additional Contributors: Singer, Peter
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