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Eat This Book: A Carnivore's Manifesto

Dominique Lestel

Abstract

If we want to improve the treatment of animals, Dominique Lestel argues, we must acknowledge our evolutionary impulse to eat them and we must expand our worldview to see how others consume meat ethically and sustainably. The position of vegans and vegetarians is unrealistic and exclusionary. Eat This Book calls at once for a renewed and vigorous defense of animal rights and a more open approach to meat eating that turns us into responsible carnivores. Lestel skillfully synthesizes Western philosophical views on the moral status of animals and holistic cosmologies that recognize human-animal re ... More

Keywords: Carnivorism, Vegetarianism, Ethics

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9780231172974
Published to Columbia Scholarship Online: September 2016 DOI:10.7312/columbia/9780231172974.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Dominique Lestel, author