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Food for Thought: The Debate over Eating Meat

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For anyone who has ever wondered about the ethics of killing animals for food, this is the definitive collection of essays on the ethical debate. Written by internationally recognized scholars on both sides of the debate, the provocative articles here compiled will give vegetarians and meat-eaters a thorough grounding in all aspects of this controversial issue.
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Paperback, 386 pages
Published May 1st 2004 by Prometheus Books
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Shannon
I struggle with food-related politics and ethics. I'm honestly still confused as to which side of the ethical debate I belong when it comes to being an omnivore. This book is great as experts present both sides. As expected, health issues--what medical doctors and anthropologists have discovered--were discussed. Of particular interest to me, philosophical arguments and religious/spiritual perspectives, including those had by Native Americans and Eastern cultures, on eating animals were examined. ...more
Robin
There's a lot of philosophy in this book and it really stretched my mind. Totally recommend this book as an interesting resource that tries to address both sides of the debate over eating meat.
Bridget Fletcher
Interesting to a point, but some of the essays are repetative.
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