We have come to regard nonhuman animals as beings of concern, and
we even grant them some legal protections. But until we understand
animals as moral agents in and of themselves, they will be nothing
more than distant recipients of our largesse. Featuring original
essays by philosophers, ethicists, religionists, and ethologists,
including Marc Bekoff, Frans de Waal, and Elisabetta Palagi, this
collection demonstrates the ability of animals to operate... more...