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The Politics of Species Reshaping our Relationships with Other Animals

The assumption that humans are cognitively and morally superior to other animals is fundamental to social democracies and legal systems worldwide. It legitimises treating members of other animal species as inferior to humans. The last few decades have seen a growing awareness of this issue, as evidence continues to show that individuals of many other species have rich mental, emotional and social lives. Bringing together leading experts from a range of disciplines, this volume identifies the key barriers to a definition of moral respect that includes nonhuman animals. It sets out to increase concern, empathy and inclusiveness by developing strategies that can be used to protect other animals from exploitation in the wild and from suffering in captivity. The chapters link scientific data with normative and philosophical reflections, offering unique insight into controversial issues around the ethical, political and legal status of other species.
  • Brings together leading experts from a range of disciplines who provide contextualized illustrations of a variety of human-nonhuman relationships
  • Connects scientific data with normative and philosophical reflections, offering unique insight into the ethical, political and legal status of other species
  • Identifies the key barriers to a definition of moral respect that includes nonhuman animals, setting out strategies for increasing concern, empathy and inclusiveness
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Article link to, Are Octopuses too Smart to Eat?
 

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Robyn has written a handful of articles on invertebrate ethics, if I remember correctly, and here are many more from my own library:

Bedi, S. S., Yang, Q., Crook, R. J., Du, J., Wu, Z., Fishman, H. M., … Walters, E. T. (2010). Chronic spontaneous activity generated in the somata of primary nociceptors is associated with pain-related behavior after spinal cord injury. The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience, 30(44), 14870–82. doi:10.1523/JNEUROSCI.2428-10.2010
Carruthers, P. (2007). Invertebrate Minds: A Challenge for Ethical Theory. The Journal Of Ethics, 11(3), 275–297. doi:10.1007/s10892-007-9015-6
Cooke, S., & Sneddon, L. (2007). Animal welfare perspectives on recreational angling. Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 104(3-4), 176–198. doi:10.1016/j.applanim.2006.09.002
Cooper, J. E. (2001). Invertebrate anesthesia. The veterinary clinics of North America Exotic animal practice, 4(1), 57–67.
Crook, R. (2013). The welfare of invertebrate animals in research: Can science’s next generation improve their lot? Journal of Postdoctoral Research, 1(2). Retrieved from http://www.academia.edu/download/306...obyn_Crook.pdf
Crook, R. J., & Walters, E. T. (2011). Nociceptive behavior and physiology of molluscs: animal welfare implications. ILAR journal National Research Council Institute of Laboratory Animal Resources, 52(2), 185–195. Retrieved from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21709311
Elwood, R. W. (2011). Pain and suffering in invertebrates? ILAR journal National Research Council Institute of Laboratory Animal Resources, 52(2), 175–184. Retrieved from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21709310
Kellert, S. (1993). Values and perceptions of invertebrates. Conservation Biology, 7(4), 845–855. Retrieved from http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/1....740845.x/full
Mather, J. A., & Anderson, R. C. (2007). Ethics and invertebrates: a cephalopod perspective. Diseases Of Aquatic Organisms, 75(2), 119–129. Retrieved from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17578251
Sherwin, C. M. (2001). Can Invertebrates Suffer? Or, How Robust is Argument-By-Analogy? Animal Welfare, 10(Supplement 1), S103–S118. Retrieved from http://www.ingentaconnect.com/conten...101s1/art00010
 

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