|aAnimal minds and human morals :|bthe origins of the Western debate /|cby Richard Sorabji.
|aIthaca, N.Y. :|bCornell University Press,|cc1993.
|a267 p. ;|c23 cm.
|aCornell studies in classical philology ;|vv. 54.|aThe Townsend lectures
|aIncludes bibliographical references (p. 221-232) and indexes.
|aThe crisis: the denial of reason to animals -- Perceptual content expanded -- Concepts and perceptual appearance without reason or belief -- Memory, preparation and emotion without rational belief -- Forms, universals and abstraction in animals -- The shifting concept of reason -- Speech, skills, inference and other proofs of reason -- Plants and animals -- Responsibility, justice and reason -- Oikeio?sis and bonding between rational beings -- Did the Greeks have the idea of human or animal rights? -- Anarchy and contracts between rational beings -- Religious sacrifice and meat-eating -- Augustine on irrational animals and the Christian tradition -- One-dimensionality of ethical theories.