Rattling The Cage: Toward Legal Rights For Animals by Steven M. Wise

By Steven M. Wise

Title note: unique name Rattling the Cage: towards felony Rights for Animals
Contributor note: ahead through Jane Goodall
Publish 12 months note: First released in 2000

Rattling the Cage explains how the failure to acknowledge the fundamental felony rights of chimpanzees and bonobos in gentle of contemporary medical findings creates a obvious contradiction in our legislation. during this witty, relocating, persuasive, and impeccably researched argument, clever demonstrates that the cognitive, emotional, and social capacities of those apes entitle them to freedom from imprisonment and abuse.

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We must insist that happiness can be complete without requiring a whole lifetime. " If this is right, then the passage will reflect the modified view of "complete life" that marks the disagreement between the EN on the one side and the EE, MM, and Solon on the other side. 25. " in Illinois Classical Studies (1985). 26. Aristotle, Fragmenta Selecta, ed W. D. Ross (Oxford, 1955), 146. "Is becoming" translatesgignetai. ). 27. " See also Jaeger, "Aristotle's Verses in Praise of Plato," SCripta Minora (Rome, 1960), 339-45 (from Classical Quarterly, 21 (1927), 13-17).

A comparison between the EE and EN on this point is especially instructive. 1 hope to present it elsewhere. There are helpful suggestions in D. A. Rees, "Magnanimity in the EE and NE," in Untersuchungen zur Eudemischen Ethik, ed. P. Moraux and D. Harlfinger (Berlin, 1971). 38. On Ajaxsee Fragmenta 147 (Ross); Analytica Posteriora 97b15-26. 2 Aristotle on Virtue and Happiness ]uliaAnnas Twice in the Nicomachean Ethics Aristotle strongly rejects the idea that virtue is sufficient for happiness. "!

Cooper and McDowell rely on the causal claims in ways that lead them to underestimate the role of fortune in happiness; see nn 9, 12. 20. In stressing the stability of virtue as a reason for choosing it Aristotle agrees with Solon, who says he will not exchange virtue for wealth, because virtue is stable, empedon aiei, while wealth fluctuates. See Plutarch, Solon 3. 2 in Anthologia Lyrica Graeca, ed. E. Diehl (Berlin, 1949), fr 4. 9-11. There is no evidence to show that Solon connected this claim with his advice about happiness.

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