By Bernice Bovenkerk,Jozef Keulartz
This ebook presents mirrored image at the more and more blurry limitations that represent the human-animal courting. within the Anthropocene people and animals have come nearer jointly and this asks for rethinking previous divisions. to begin with, new clinical insights and technological advances bring about a blurring of the limits among animals and people. Secondly, our expanding effect on nature ends up in a rethinking of the outdated contrast among person animal ethics and collectivist environmental ethics. Thirdly, ongoing urbanization and destruction of animal habitats results in a blurring among the kinds of untamed and domesticated animals. eventually, globalization and worldwide weather switch have resulted in the fragmentation of normal habitats, blurring the outdated contrast among in situ and ex situ conservation. during this ebook, researchers on the leading edge in their fields systematically research the vast box of human-animal family, facing wild, liminal, and household animals, with conservation, and zoos, and with applied sciences akin to biomimicry. This publication is well timed in that it explores the hot instructions within which our wondering the human-animal courting are constructing. whereas the objective viewers essentially includes animal stories students, coming from a variety of disciplines together with philosophy, sociology, psychology, ethology, literature, and movie experiences, the various issues which are mentioned have relevance past a in simple terms theoretical one; as such the ebook additionally goals to encourage 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