In partnership with the Oxford Centre for Animal Ethics
, Palgrave Macmillan is publishing a new series of key introductory and advanced texts that map out ethical positions on animals. The series explores the challenges that animal ethics poses, both conceptually and practically, to traditional understandings of human-animal relations. At least 15 books are planned, of which seven are, or shortly will be, available.
Information about the series is here
, and the Palgrave series leaflet is here
The RSPCA Service for Animals at Westminster Abbey in October provided the perfect excuse to visit one of Britain’s most historic and intriguing locations. The bodies of many famous British luminaries are entombed beneath its hallowed stones, and the gothic architecture is amazing. The service also included an eloquent sermon by Reverend Professor Andrew Linzey
, who summarised UK progress and lack thereof on animal issues. He blamed the government for the latter, and also criticised the lack of involvement of the churches. But the stars of the show were always going to be the two Metropolitan Police sniffer dogs. Read the Veterinary Practice story