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Author International Conference on Veterinary and Animal Ethics (1st : 2011 : London, England)

Title Veterinary and animal ethics : proceedings of the First International Conference on Veterinary and Animal Ethics, September 2011 / edited by C M Wathes [and others]
Published Ames, Iowa : Wiley-Blackwell, 2012


Description 1 online resource (xiv, 303 pages)
Contents Veterinary & Animal Ethics: Proceedings of the First International Conference on Veterinary and Animal Ethics, September 2011; Copyright; Contents; Contributors; Foreword; Preface; I Principles of Veterinary and Animal Ethics; 1 The History of Veterinary Ethics in Britain, ca.1870-2000; 1.1 Introduction; 1.2 Professional Conduct and the Relief of Animal Suffering, 1870-1919; 1.3 The Ethical Nature of Veterinary Work, 1919-1948; 1.4 The Eclipse of Animal Ethics, 1948-1975; 1.5 The Reshaping of Veterinary Ethical Thought, 1975-2000; 1.6 Conclusion
2 The Idea of Animal Welfare -- Developments and Tensions 2.1 Background -- The Modern Idea of Animal Welfare and the Brambell Report; 2.2 Conclusions; 3 Lessons from Medical Ethics; 3.1 What Can Veterinary Ethics Learn from Medical Ethics (and Vice Versa)?; 3.2 The Relevance of Medical/Veterinary Ethics and Its Place in the Undergraduate Curriculum; 3.3 Role of Medical Ethics in Driving Legal Change; 3.4 Professional Ethics -- Behaviour and Regulation; 3.5 Ethical Approaches to Dilemmas Confronting the Modern Veterinarian -- Can We Learn from Clinical Ethics Frameworks?
4 Veterinary Ethics, Professionalism and Society 4.1 Introduction; 4.2 The Nature of the Modern Profession; 4.3 Veterinary Professional Ethics -- More than Etiquette!; 4.4 The Effect of the Societal Context on the Profession and Its Members; 4.5 Professionalism and Physician Agency; 4.6 Lessons for Veterinary Education; 4.7 Continued Relevance to Society of the Professional Model; 4.8 Conclusion; II Justifying Ends -- The Morality of Animal Use; 5 Justice of Animal Use in the Veterinary Profession; 5.1 Societal Relationships with Animals; 5.2 The Different Uses of Animals and Their Moral Status
5.3 The Separation of Animals from Humans 5.4 Justice as Understood by the Medical Profession; 5.5 Veterinarians and Animal Justice; 5.6 Conclusion; 6 Telos; 6.1; 6.2; 7 Agriculture, Animal Welfare and Climate Change; 7.1 Introduction; 7.2 The Link between Agriculture and Climate Change; 7.3 Sustainable Intensification; 7.4 Livestock Intensification and Animal Welfare Problems; 7.5 The Ethics of Genetic Modification; 7.6 Radical Naturalism: An Alternative to Sustainable Intensification; 7.7 Discussion; 7.8 Conceptions of Human Nature; 7.9 Summary
8 Ethics and Ethical Analysis in Veterinary Science: The Development and Application of the Ethical Matrix Method 8.1 Introduction; 8.2 Professional Ethics and Animals; 8.3 Ethical Tools: The Role of the Ethical Matrix; 8.4 Original Development and Application of the Ethical Matrix; 8.5 Further Development of the Ethical Matrix; 8.6 Development of the Ethical Matrix and Its Use in Veterinary Practice; 9 The Ethics of Animal Enhancement; 9.1 Introduction; 9.2 What Is Enhancement?; 9.3 Normalcy; 9.4 Terms of Reference for the Future Debate on Animal Enhancement; 9.5 Animal Welfare Implications
Summary The first International Conference on Veterinary and Animal Ethics (ICVAE) held in September 2011 saw leading experts from across the world come together to discuss the most important issues of animal welfare in contemporary veterinary practice and research. This is the extended proceedings of that conference, enabling all those interested in this increasingly significant subject to benefit from the insights of those discussions. The conference was divided into four sessions: Principles of veterinary and animal ethics; Justifying ends - the morality of animal use; Ethical analyses of
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Veterinarians -- Professional ethics -- Congresses
Animal welfare -- Congresses
NATURE -- Animal Rights.
Animal welfare
Veterinarians -- Professional ethics
Genre/Form proceedings (reports)
Conference papers and proceedings
Conference papers and proceedings.
Actes de congrès.
Form Electronic book
Author Wathes, Christopher M
ISBN 111838430X