. . . for those genuinely interested in understanding the issues surrounding animal rights controversies, this book is a must read.Choice
This is a well-argued book, deeply conversant with the literature on both sides of the debate, and accurate in its summary of varied opinions . . . . There is a clear need for this book, and it must be highly recommended for the sake of balanced presentation in an area of considerable acrimony.Religious Studies Review
Leahy's exploration of the implications of Wittgenstein's philosophy for the animals issue is valuable and salutary.Times Higher Education Supplement
. . . a useful addition to any collection on the ethics of animal use.Laboratory Animals
About the Author
Michael P. T. Leahy is Senior Lecturer in Philosophy at the University of Kent.