By Bernice Bovenkerk,Jozef Keulartz
This e-book offers mirrored image at the more and more blurry limitations that signify the human-animal courting. within the Anthropocene people and animals have come nearer jointly and this asks for rethinking previous divisions. to start with, new medical insights and technological advances result in a blurring of the limits among animals and people. Secondly, our expanding impact on nature results in a rethinking of the outdated contrast among person animal ethics and collectivist environmental ethics.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. eventually, globalization and worldwide weather switch have resulted in the fragmentation of common habitats, blurring the outdated contrast among in situ and ex situ conservation. during this ebook, researchers on the leading edge in their fields systematically study the large box of human-animal kin, facing wild, liminal, and household animals, with conservation, and zoos, and with applied sciences equivalent to biomimicry. This ebook is well timed in that it explores the recent instructions within which our puzzling over the human-animal courting are constructing. whereas the objective viewers basically contains animal reviews students, coming from a variety of disciplines together with philosophy, sociology, psychology, ethology, literature, and movie stories, a number of the themes which are mentioned have relevance past a simply theoretical one; as such the booklet additionally goals to encourage for instance biologists, conservationists, and zoo keepers to mirror on their dating 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