Ethics, Law and Society - Volume 4 by Søren Holm, Jennifer Gunning

By Søren Holm, Jennifer Gunning

This is often the fourth quantity in a chain exploring key matters in ethics, legislation and society, released in organization with the Cardiff Centre for Ethics, legislation and Society. This paintings offers a range of papers and commentaries on subject matters in Agriculture and foodstuff, Bioethics, and Ethics and Society. Multidisciplinary in procedure, the e-book offers a necessary source for all these focused on modern moral matters.

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Ethics, Law and Society - Volume 4

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And, thirdly, if something is permissible then it should be done in the most humane manner (that is, with suitable pain relief). These principles have also been applied in a paper on docking puppies (Morton 1992) and they emphasize that respect for integrity is an important concept that should inform our reflection on ‘duties’ and should not be taken lightly. According to the strict application of a classical definition of integrity the majority, if not all types, of biotechnological intervention would represent an infringement of animal integrity.

It is clear that further analysis is needed. Animal Integrity and Animal Welfare Codes W hen examining how farming systems do or should respect the integrity of an individual animal it is valuable to examine the current codes of practice that guide actions on farms. O ne of the most widely adopted approaches is the F ive F reedoms. 10 T hey comprise: 1. Freedom from hunger and thirst, by ready access to water and a diet to maintain health and vigour. 2. Freedom from discomfort, by providing an appropriate environment.

Official Journal C 340, 10 November 1997; The Treaty of Lisbon. Article 6b. Official Journal C 306, 17 D ecember 2007.  ����������������������������������������������������������������������������������� MAFF . ‘Banner R eport: R eport of the C ommittee to consider the ethical implications of the emerging technologies in the breeding of farm animals’. HMSO (1995) IS BN 0 11 242965 3; European Group on Ethics. O pinion nr. 23: Ethical aspects of animal cloning for food supply. htm>. Animal Integrity in Modern Farming 23 A number of countries have also developed legal instruments or have made amendments to their existing legislation in an attempt to explicitly include ‘respect for animal integrity’ within their animal law(s).

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