That s Why We Don t Eat Animals

That s Why We Don t Eat Animals
Author: Ruby Roth
Publsiher: North Atlantic Books
Total Pages: 48
Release: 2009-05-26
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
ISBN: 9781556437854

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That’s Why We Don’t Eat Animals uses colorful artwork and lively text to introduce vegetarianism and veganism to early readers (ages six to ten). Written and illustrated by Ruby Roth, the book features an endearing animal cast of pigs, turkeys, cows, quail, turtles, and dolphins. These creatures are shown in both their natural state—rooting around, bonding, nuzzling, cuddling, grooming one another, and charming each other with their family instincts and rituals—and in the terrible conditions of the factory farm. The book also describes the negative effects eating meat has on the environment. A separate section entitled “What Else Can We Do?” suggests ways children can learn more about the vegetarian and vegan lifestyles, such as:“Celebrate Thanksgiving with a vegan feast” or “Buy clothes, shoes, belts, and bags that are not made from leather or other animal skins or fur.” This compassionate, informative book offers both an entertaining read and a resource to inspire parents and children to talk about a timely, increasingly important subject. That's Why We Don't Eat Animals official website:

Why We Love Dogs Eat Pigs and Wear Cows

Why We Love Dogs  Eat Pigs  and Wear Cows
Author: Melanie Joy
Publsiher: Conari Press
Total Pages: 216
Release: 2011-09-01
Genre: Health & Fitness
ISBN: 9781609255763

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In this paperback edition is a foreword by activist and author John Robbins and a reader’s group study guide. This ground-breaking work, voted one of the top ten books of 2010 by VegNews Magazine, offers an absorbing look at why and how humans can so wholeheartedly devote ourselves to certain animals and then allow others to suffer needlessly, especially those slaughtered for our consumption. Social psychologist Melanie Joy explores the many ways we numb ourselves and disconnect from our natural empathy for farmed animals. She coins the term "carnism" to describe the belief system that has conditioned us to eat certain animals and not others. In Why We Love Dogs, Eat Pigs, and Wear Cows Joy investigates factory farming, exposing how cruelly the animals are treated, the hazards that meatpacking workers face, and the environmental impact of raising 10 billion animals for food each year. Controversial and challenging, this book will change the way you think about food forever.

The Ethics of Eating Animals

The Ethics of Eating Animals
Author: Bob Fischer
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 208
Release: 2019-08-06
Genre: Philosophy
ISBN: 9781000497267

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Intensive animal agriculture wrongs many, many animals. Philosophers have argued, on this basis, that most people in wealthy Western contexts are morally obligated to avoid animal products. This book explains why the author thinks that’s mistaken. He reaches this negative conclusion by contending that the major arguments for veganism fail: they don’t establish the right sort of connection between producing and eating animal-based foods. Moreover, if they didn’t have this problem, then they would have other ones: we wouldn’t be obliged to abstain from all animal products, but to eat strange things instead—e.g., roadkill, insects, and things left in dumpsters. On his view, although we have a collective obligation not to farm animals, there is no specific diet that most individuals ought to have. Nevertheless, he does think that some people are obligated to be vegans, but that’s because they’ve joined a movement, or formed a practical identity, that requires that sacrifice. This book argues that there are good reasons to make such a move, albeit not ones strong enough to show that everyone must do likewise.

Eating Animals

Eating Animals
Author: Jonathan Safran Foer
Publsiher: Back Bay Books
Total Pages: 368
Release: 2010-09-01
Genre: Social Science
ISBN: 0316069884

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Like many young Americans, Jonathan Safran Foer spent much of his teenage and college years oscillating between enthusiastic carnivore and occasional vegetarian. As he became a husband, and then a father, the moral dimensions of eating became increasingly important to him. Faced with the prospect of being unable to explain why we eat some animals and not others, Foer set out to explore the origins of many eating traditions and the fictions involved with creating them. Traveling to the darkest corners of our dining habits, Foer raises the unspoken question behind every fish we eat, every chicken we fry, and every burger we grill. Part memoir and part investigative report, Eating Animals is a book that, in the words of the Los Angeles Times, places Jonathan Safran Foer "at the table with our greatest philosophers."

Eat Like the Animals

Eat Like the Animals
Author: David Raubenheimer,Stephen Simpson
Publsiher: Houghton Mifflin
Total Pages: 256
Release: 2020
Genre: Health & Fitness
ISBN: 9781328587855

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What drives the human appetite? Two leading scientists share their cutting-edge research to show how we can gain control over what, when, and how much we eat.

Eating Animals Is Weird

Eating Animals Is Weird
Author: Bryony Sumner
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2020-10-18
Genre: Electronic Book
ISBN: 1940184665

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Eating Animals is Weird is a children's board book for the youngest of readers. The book gently challenges the idea that eating non-human animals and consuming their secretions is natural and normal through the use of silly humor and images. The style of this book allows for parents to discuss this topic with their children in a light way that is not too sad or scary for them.

The Moral Complexities of Eating Meat

The Moral Complexities of Eating Meat
Author: Ben Bramble,Bob Fischer
Publsiher: Oxford University Press, USA
Total Pages: 232
Release: 2015-09-30
Genre: Cooking
ISBN: 9780199353903

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This volume collects twelve new essays by leading moral philosophers on a vitally important topic: the ethics of eating meat. Some of the key questions examined include: Are animals harmed or benefited by our practice of raising and killing them for food? Do the realities of the marketplace entail that we have no power as individuals to improve the lives of any animals by becoming vegetarian, and if so, have we any reason to stop eating meat? Suppose it is morally wrong to eat meat--should we be blamed for doing so? If we should be vegetarians, what sort should we be?

Ethics and Animals

Ethics and Animals
Author: Lori Gruen
Publsiher: Cambridge University Press
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2011-02-03
Genre: Philosophy
ISBN: 9781139496971

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In this comprehensive introduction to animal ethics, Lori Gruen weaves together poignant and provocative case studies with discussions of ethical theory, urging readers to engage critically and empathetically reflect on our treatment of other animals. In clear and accessible language, Gruen provides a survey of the issues central to human-animal relations and a reasoned new perspective on current key debates in the field. She analyses and explains a range of theoretical positions and poses challenging questions that directly encourage readers to hone their ethical reasoning skills and to develop a defensible position about their own practices. Her book will be an invaluable resource for students in a wide range of disciplines including ethics, environmental studies, veterinary science, women's studies, and the emerging field of animal studies and is an engaging account of the subject for general readers with no prior background in philosophy.