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specter of speciesism

Buddhist and Christian views of animals

by Paul Waldau

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Speciesism -- Religious aspects -- Buddhism,
  • Speciesism -- Religious aspects,
  • Animal rights -- Environmental aspects,
  • Animal welfare -- Moral and ethical aspects

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 223-285) and index.

    StatementPaul Waldau.
    SeriesAmerican Academy of Religion academy series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBQ4570.A53 W35 2002
    The Physical Object
    Pagination303 p. ;
    Number of Pages303
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6790209M
    ISBN 100195145712
    LC Control Number00051653

      Speciesism is discrimination based on membership to a species, just as racism and sexism are discrimination based on membership to an ethnic group or gender. Anti-speciesism, therefore, is as necessary as anti-racism and anti-sexism. The discrimination, exploitation and oppression of others are justified in each case with arbitrary, ethically irrelevant differences. Paul Waldau, The Specter of Speciesism: Buddhist and Christian Views of Animals, New York: Oxford University Press, pp. ISBN USDfl A new subfield is emerging within the academic study of religion which, for the time being at least, can be referred to as "Religion and Animals.".

    (, book I, in particular b ). 16 The argument that humans are special b ecause they were created on “God’s image” is an instance. What Is Speciesism? Author: Oscar Horta. BOOK REVIEWS This book includes an excellent bibliography of literature in this newly emerging field. The Specter of Speciesism will be a standard reference for years to come, both for its content and its methodology. Christopher Key Chapple Loyola Marymount University ZEN AND THE ART OF POSTMODERN PHILOSOPHY: TWO PATHS.

    Yet this book offers an elaboration of precisely this position, presenting it as the one that liberationists and nonliberationists should endorse. Calling this a “defense” of speciesist liberationism would somewhat misrepresent the book's argument, since I avoid showing why speciesism is itself justified.   A Communion of Subjects is the first comparative and interdisciplinary study of the conceptualization of animals in world religions. Scholars from a wide range of disciplines, including Thomas Berry (cultural history), Wendy Doniger (study of myth), Elizabeth Lawrence (veterinary medicine, ritual studies), Marc Bekoff (cognitive ethology), Marc Hauser (behavioral science), Steven .


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The concept of speciesism, coined in 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.

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This is a study of the ways in which animals have been viewed in the Buddhist and Christian religious traditions. The concept of speciesism is used to explore basic questions about which animals, human or otherwise, were significant to early Buddhists and Christians.

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Chapple, Christopher Key. "The Specter of Speciesism: Buddhist and Christian Views of Animals." Buddhist-Christian Studies (): : Christopher Key Chapple. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Title from title screen (viewed 11 January ).

Originally published in print: Oxford: Oxford. Speciesism (/ ˈ s p iː ʃ iː ˌ z ɪ z ə m,-s iː ˌ z ɪ z-/) or specism is a form of discrimination based on species membership. [1] [2] It involves treating members of one species as morally more important than members of other species even when their interests are equivalent.

The Specter of Speciesism: Buddhist and Christian Views of Animals (review) The Specter of Speciesism: Buddhist and Christian Views of Animals (review) Chapple, Christopher. BOOK REV IEWS injustices in Buddhist societies, contributing to the continuing exclusion of women from the official Buddhist sangha.

However, these are minor quibbles with a very lively and. Criticisms of “speciesism” by various philosophers are engaged to provide a test for assessing limitations of the notion generally.

Analogies of speciesism to racism and sexism are evaluated. The notion of “persons” is discussed in terms of Immanuel Kant's division of persons and things. Duty of inquiry as an obligation of ethics, and the notion of “species loyalty” or “species Author: Paul Waldau. Book Review.

Paul Waldau. The Specter of Speciesism: Buddhist and Christian Views of Animals. American Academy of Religion Academy Series. New York:. Waldau's meticulous study assesses the origins of the term “speciesism,” coined by Ryder inand explores the link between speciesism and slavery, colonization, and the oppression of women and children.

Just as ethical discourse has been transformed throughout history regarding these issues, the author argues that as more information becomes available, human attitudes regarding Author: Christopher Key Chapple. The Specter of Speciesism: Buddhist and Christian Views of Animals. American Academy of Religion Academy Series.

American Academy of Religion Academy Series. New York: Oxford University Press, xvi+ pp. $ (cloth). Waldau, Paul. Description. This new study looks at how non-human animals have been viewed in the Buddhist and Christian religious traditions.

The concept of speciesism, coined in 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.

The Specter of Speciesism: Buddhist and Christian Views of Animals (Review). Christopher Chapple - - Buddhist-Christian Studies 24 (1) Buddhism and Speciesism: On the Misapplication of Western Concepts to Buddhist by: Animal Liberation: A New Ethics for Our Treatment of Animals is a book by Australian philosopher Peter is widely considered within the animal liberation movement to be the founding philosophical statement of its ideas.

Singer himself rejected the use of the theoretical framework of rights when it comes to human and nonhuman animals. Following Jeremy Bentham, Singer argued that Author: Peter Singer.The Specter of Speciesism: Buddhist and Christian Views of Animals. Type Book Author(s) Paul Waldau Date Publisher Oxford University Press ISBN eBook.

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