The Prospects for Consensus and Convergence in the Animal Rights Debate

Authors

  • Gary E. Varner

    Assistant Professor in the department of Philosophy
    1. Texas A&M University, College Station, Tex
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    • Gary E. Varner, “The Prospects for Consensus and Convergence in the Animal Rights Debate,” Hastings Center Report 24, no. 1 (1994): 24–28.


Abstract

Those who conduct research on animals and those who advocate on behalf of animals have more in common than is generally supposed. A more nuanced understanding of the arguments defending animals' interests can help replace the current politics of confrontation with a genuine conversation.

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