Two ethics: Killing animals in the past and the present

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In Man and the Natural World Keith Thomas stated that “In the case of animals what was normally displayed in the early modern period was the cruelty of indifference. For most persons beasts were outside the terms of moral reference.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationKilling animals
EditorsThe Animal Studies Group
Place of PublicationUrbana and Chicago
Number of pages21
Publication statusPublished - 2006


  • animals
  • killing animals
  • history
  • animal rights


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