Animal Liberation: The Definitive Classic of the Animal by Peter Singer

By Peter Singer

The groundbreaking publication that challenged the ethics of our remedy of animals and jump-started the animal rights movement—with a brand new preface by way of the writer

First released in 1975, Animal Liberation created a sensation upon its unencumber, shaking the world's philosophical and animal-protection circles to their cores. Now, 40 years later, Peter Singer's landmark paintings nonetheless looms huge as a foundational and canonical textual content of animal advocacy. Arguing that each one beings in a position to soreness deserve equivalent attention, Singer contends that the one justifiable remedy of animals is that which maximizes stable and minimizes agony. In studying the cruelty of manufacturing facility farming and the exploitation, either advertisement and medical, of laboratory animals, he identifies a type of "ethical blindness" and demands political action.

an ethical take-heed call from essentially the most influential and arguable ethicists of our time, Animal Liberation tackles an emotionally charged social factor with a compelling rational argument in a rousing and riveting read.

This publication positive factors an illustrated biography of Peter Singer, together with infrequent photographs from the author's own assortment.

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