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Document Type(s):Book Chapter
Book Title:Animal Sacrifices: Religious Perspectives on the Use of Animals in Science
Article/Chapter Title:Animal experimentation: the Muslim viewpoint
Editor(s):Regan, Tom
Author(s):Masri, Al-Hafiz
Publisher Name:Temple University Press
Place of Publication:Philadelphia, Pa..
Date of Publication:1986
Annotation:Masri addresses the moral implications of the religious claim that humans are the apex of value in the world. His essay reflects on animal psyches and communities, humanity’s place in the order of species, and animal welfare ( e.g., the preservation of species, fair share in natural resources, Islamic law, traditional slaughter, cruelty to animals, and pain and disfigurement in animal experimentation).
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