Nussbaum, M. C., & Wise, S. M. (2001). Animal rights: The need for a theoretical basis.
Inthis article, Nussbaum and Steven Wise discusses uses a case study ofthe Roman leader, who staged a combat between human beings andelephants, to address the theme of human rights. According to thecase study, the elephants had a perception that they lacked any hopeto rescue themselves from the combat. We get a common notion thatthe animals had a relationship with the human race. The writer hasalso shown concern towards to the plight of animals by using anexample of a Flo (Chimpanzee), and her son. The son comes back toremove maggots from the mother occasionally. This source is reliablebecause the article is in a reviewed journal besides the authors arealso professionals in the field.
Iwill use this source to evaluate the degree of torture that animalsexperience when their loved ones are killed or abused.
2.Singer, P. (1987). Animal liberation or animal rights?. TheMonist, 70(1), 3-14.
Inthis article, Singer confirms that if men have rights, then it is foranimals to have their rights too. Singer posits that Human beingscan only enjoy their rights if they respect the rights of othernon-human animals. The author has a conducted this research by doingthorough empirical analysis from various sources which make thisarticle more reliable.
Iwill use this work to examine the border line between animals thatdeserve rights and the ones that do not. It will help me confirm theneed for animal rights.
3.Loeb, J. M., Hendee, W. R., Smith, S. J., & Schwarz, M. R.(1989). Human vs. animal rights: In defense of animal research. JAMA,262(19), 2716-2720.
Inthis article, Loeb Et al discusses how people use animals for theirgain. This article has also addressed the use of animals in thelaboratories to conduct various researches. The article goes ahead totalk about the different techniques that have been used to free theanimals from the manipulation by human beings. The authors of thisare Ph.D. holders in philosophy and this makes this article acredible source.
Iwill use this article to help me address the steps that have beentaken to curb the problem of violation of human rights.
4.Singer, P. (1979). Killing humans and killing animals. Inquiry,22(1-4), 145-156.
Inthis article, Singer examines suffering on human beings and animals.The article relates the two scenarios. In work, Singer claims thatthe wrongness to kill an animal is equally as bad as the sin ofkilling a human being. He has explained that further that killing ananimal for food should be examined and considers this act asabominable.Singer’s vast academic experience makes his worksreliable source.
Iwill use this source to when evaluating the campaigns towardsstopping the violation of animal rights. Singer is one of the writersthat I will quote for having campaigned for stopping the killing ofanimals.
5.Sumner, L. W. (1988). Animal welfare and animal rights. Journal ofMedicine and Philosophy, 13(2), 159-175.
Inthis article, summer has presented an argument by the animalwelfarist and the human rightists. According to the article, theanimal welfarist use the utilitarian moral approaches whereas, andtheir counterparts who presuppose a structure of fundamental rights. This is a reviewed journal that appears in the Journal of Medicineand Philosophy, and this makes source credible.
Iwill use this article to help me form a good theoretical frameworkfor my work.
6.Taylor, P. W. (1987). Inherent value and moral rights. The Monist,70(1), 15-30.
Inthis article, Taylor posits that both human and animals share thesame inherent characterizes and value. He asserts that human beingsand animals share the same perceptions, memory, and psychophysicalidentity. Therefore, the welfare of animals is the same as that ofanimals.
Iwill use this article to demonstrate the relationship between humanbeings and animals.
7.Warren, M. A. (1986). Difficulties with the strong animal rightsposition. Between the Species, 2(4), 4.
Inthis article, Warren has presented other people`s view regardinganimal rights. Reagan, for instance, claims that animals have thesame capacities as human beings. The capacities mentioned includesenses, desire, and life in general. The clarification discussedherein in helps us understand the facts that just like peopleanimals could be harmed or benefitted.
Moreover,the argument presented herein helps us understand the prima facieduty of not harming people that share the same inherent values. Hefurther explains the reasons to address the issue of animal rights. This article appears in scholarly Philosophy journal, and this makesit credible for my study.
Iwill use the article when demonstrating the need and reasons foraddressing animal rights.
8.Friedman, R. (1988). Animal rights: periodicals for libraries. TheSerials Librarian, 15(1-2), 155-161.
Thisarticle presents the philosophical and practical debates underpinningthe animal rights movement.The article describes the points ofconcerns of the skeptics of the movement as well as the proponents. The report has reflected the various views of a myriad of scholarsand philosophers about the topic of concern. This article is foundin various scholarly periodicals including The Serial Librarianjournal, which helps improve the credibility of the informationpresented in the article.
Iwill use this article to investigate various debates regarding humanrights.
Nussbaum,M. C., & Wise, S. M. (2001). Animal rights: The need for atheoretical basis.