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Making a Stand for Animals – Wikipedia

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– Summary:
– Horta examines speciesism and its unjustified discrimination.
– Defenses for valuing human interests over nonhuman animals fail.
– Sentience is defined as the key factor for moral consideration.
– Detailed description of nonhuman animal exploitation is provided.
– Arguments presented against using nonhuman animals.

– Reception:
– Reviews in academic journals in English and Spanish.
– Praise for the book’s simple yet challenging arguments.
– Positive feedback on the clarity and depth of the book.
– Acknowledgment of the book’s instructive approach to animal sentience.
– Recognition of the book’s invitation to reflect on improving animal welfare.

– References:
– Peter Sandøe’s review in Animal Welfare.
– Guillermo Lariguet’s review in EUNOMÍA.
– Fernando Luna Hernández’s review in Dilemata.
– Brenda Yesenia Olalde Vázquez’s review in dA. Derecho Animal.
– Additional references from Routledge and other sources.

– Further Reading:
– Various authors and works related to animal rights and vegetarianism.
– Listed resources covering a wide range of perspectives on animal welfare.
– Notable figures in the field of animal ethics and advocacy.
– Historical and contemporary literature on vegetarianism and animal rights.
– Includes chefs and cookbook authors promoting plant-based diets.

– Additional Information:
– Exploration of effective ways to improve the situation of nonhuman animals.
– Advocacy for ethical treatment of animals in various contexts.
– Emphasis on the importance of understanding and promoting animal sentience.
– Encouragement for individuals to engage in actions that benefit animal welfare.
– Recognition of the book’s contribution to the discourse on animal rights and ethical treatment.

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