Chapter 1. Introduction: Facts and Values

  1. John Webster

Published Online: 30 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470751107.ch1

Animal Welfare: Limping Towards Eden: A Practical Approach to Redressing the Problem of Our Dominion Over the Animals

Animal Welfare: Limping Towards Eden: A Practical Approach to Redressing the Problem of Our Dominion Over the Animals

How to Cite

Webster, J. (ed) (2007) Introduction: Facts and Values, in Animal Welfare: Limping Towards Eden: A Practical Approach to Redressing the Problem of Our Dominion Over the Animals, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470751107.ch1

Editor Information

  1. Emeritus Professor of Animal Husbandry, Department of Clinical Veterinary Science, University of Bristol, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 25 FEB 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405118774

Online ISBN: 9780470751107

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Keywords:

  • animal welfare;
  • public concern;
  • moral position;
  • Cordelia;
  • husbandry

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Husbandry and welfare

  • Definitions of welfare

  • Sentience

  • The Five Freedoms and Provisions

  • Ethics and values in animal welfare

  • Human attitudes to animal welfare: desire and demand

  • Limping towards Eden: stepping stones