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6.1: Readings

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  • ANIMAL LIBERATION – 2. Tools for Research . . . your taxes at work

    EMPTY CAGES – 10. Turning Animals into Tools ANIMALS LIKE US – Ch. 6. Using Animals for Experiments Gruen: 4. Animal research (optional)

    “The Case for the Use of Animals in Biomedical Research,” New England Journal of Medicine, ethicsandanimals.googlepages.com/cohen.pdf

    Adrian Morrison; “Personal Reflections on the “Animal- Rights” Phenomenon”: www.the-aps.org/publications/tphys/2001html/February01/personal_reflections.htm; “First, animals aren’t people” www.the-aps.org/pa/action/charity/morrison.htm

    Bob Speth, “Muddlers Beware: The Case for Philosophical Extremism,” (a review of Regan’s Empty Cages) Newsletter of the Society for Veterinary Medical Ethics, Volume 10, Number 3 October 2004, pp. 9-13; Regan’s reply, pp. 14-18. www.vetmed.wsu.edu/org_SVME/images/vol10-3.pdf

    Charles Nicoll & Sharon Russell: selections at http://ethicsandanimals.googlepages.com/nicoll%26russellonanimalethics

    Stuart Derbyshire, “The hard arguments about vivisection”: www.spiked-online.com/Articles/0000000CAFA7.htm

    Jonathan Balcombe, “Dissection: The Scientific Case for Alternatives,” Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science, (4), 2, 117-126, 2001. ethicsandanimals.googlepages.com/balcombe.pdf This article is a summary of Balcombe, J.P. (2000). The Use of Animals in Higher Education: Problems: Alternatives and Recommendations. Washington, DC: Humane Society Press. www.hsus.org/press_and_publications/humane_bookshelf/the_use_of_animals_in_higher_education_proble ms_alternatives_and_recommendations.html

    Recommended Reading & Viewing:
    Some advocates of animal experimentation:

    AmericansforMedicalProgress: http://www.amprogress.org

    Some critics of animal experimentation: Scientific:

    Ethical:

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