The specter of speciesism Buddhist and Christian views of animals

The concept of speciesism, coined in 1970 as an analogy to racism and discussed almost exclusively within philosophical circles, is used to explore very basic questions about which animals, human or otherwise, were significant to early Buddhists and Christians

Main Author: Waldau, Paul
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: New York Oxford University Press 2002, 2002
Series:American Academy of Religion academy series / American Academy of Religion academy series
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Collection: Oxford University Press - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:The concept of speciesism, coined in 1970 as an analogy to racism and discussed almost exclusively within philosophical circles, is used to explore very basic questions about which animals, human or otherwise, were significant to early Buddhists and Christians
Physical Description:303 p.
ISBN:9780199834792
0199834792