Zoos: A Philosophical Tour

Zoos A Philosophical Tour In this book Keekok Lee asks the question what is an animal and how does our treatment of it within captivity affect its status as a being This ontological treatment marks the first such approach i

  • Title: Zoos: A Philosophical Tour
  • Author: Keekok Lee
  • ISBN: 9781403986245
  • Page: 152
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Zoos: A Philosophical Tour

    In this book, Keekok Lee asks the question, what is an animal, and how does our treatment of it within captivity affect its status as a being This ontological treatment marks the first such approach in looking at animals in captivity Engaging with the moral questions of zoo keeping is it morally justified to keep a wild animal in captivity as well as the ontologicalIn this book, Keekok Lee asks the question, what is an animal, and how does our treatment of it within captivity affect its status as a being This ontological treatment marks the first such approach in looking at animals in captivity Engaging with the moral questions of zoo keeping is it morally justified to keep a wild animal in captivity as well as the ontological what is it that we conserve in zoos after all A wild animal or its shadow , Lee develops her own original hypothesis, centred around the concept of immuration defining this in contrast to domestication and thereby provides a unique addition to the growing body of work on animal ethics.

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    One thought on “Zoos: A Philosophical Tour

    1. oquays

      This book essentially makes one very fundamental ontological claim: zoos don't exhibit wild animals, they exhibit tame ("immurated") ones. I dig this.

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