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Animal Welfare: A Cool Eye Towards Eden | Study Guide

John Webster

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Overview

Author

John Webster

Year Published

1994

Type

Nonfiction

Genre

Philosophy, Science

At a Glance

Animal Welfare, A Cool Eye Towards Eden combines scientific and philosophical approaches in an attempt to understand the experiences of domestic, laboratory, and wild animals. Author John Webster posits that humankind is responsible for the current condition of every animal's life whether it be through direct action or indirect repercussions. He provides an evidence-based approach to the improvement of animal welfare through analysis of the emotional and physiological responses of animals to their environments. Animal Welfare, A Cool Eye Towards Eden is a groundbreaking text that is used in veterinary school curriculum and pioneers change in animal husbandry practices.

Perspective and Narrator

Animal Welfare, A Cool Eye Towards Eden (1994) is narrated by the author John Webster. Webster alternates between describing personal beliefs and experiences in first person and presenting information and the opinions of others in third person.

About the Title

In Animal Welfare, A Cool Eye Towards Eden author John Webster provides solutions to the problems that affect the welfare of wild, domestic, and laboratory animals while asserting that humankind has complete dominion over all animal species because of humans' power to both destroy and compassionately support life. Webster states that humans cannot recreate the Garden of Eden as it is presented in the Christian Bible but they can take actionable steps in that direction.

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