Encyclopedia of Global Bioethics (2016)
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Ethical vegetarians maintain that vegetarianism is morally required. The principal reasons offered in support of ethical vegetarianism are: (i) concern for the welfare and well-being of the animals being eaten, (ii) concern for the environment, (iii) concern over global food scarcity and the just distribution of resources, and (iv) concern for future generations. Each of these reasons is explored in turn, starting with a historical look at ethical vegetarianism and the moral status of animals.
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The Case for Animal Rights.Regan, Tom & Midgley, Mary
Practical Ethics.Fischer, John Martin & Singer, Peter
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Moral Vegetarianism.Doggett, Tyler

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