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The Moral Maze on veganism and animal rights (Radio 4)

Panel: chair: Michael Buerk human exceptionalist: Clare Fox three worried carnivores: Ann McElvoy, Matthew Taylor (whose book The Philosopher and the Wolf I later read), Giles Fraser interviews Anthony Warner (The Angry Chef) Claim: ‘no guilt or shame about what you eat’ … Continue reading

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Gary L. Francione: “An Introduction to Animal Rights”

A powerfully argued, technical and persuasive book: if you think it’s OK to eat animals and wear their skins then best not to read it. Francione’s argument is in two stages. First he reiterates Bentham’s view that animals suffer, so … Continue reading

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