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Experimentation on Living Animals
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Experimentation on animals and particularly humans is often assumed to be a uniquely modern phenomenon. Medical books Experimenting with Humans and Animals. But the ideas and attitudes that encourage the biological and medical sciences to experiment on living creatures date from the earliest expression of Western thought. Animal and Human Experimentation. Button Text. The History of Animal Experimentation. The first observations of significance to modern science were made in the s, when William Harvey used animals to observe and describe the blood circulatory system. In the following century, Stephen Hales used a horse to demonstrate the measurement of blood.
Mankind has been using animals already for a long time for food, for transport and as companion. The use of animals in experimental research parallels the development of medicine, which had its Cited by: Animal Experimentation Ryan McGuire (Statistics from Scientific Procedures on Living Animals, ). and temperature are also just as tightly regulated and outlined in this book. Some may argue that scientists may aviod some, if not many, of these restrictions in the intrests of time. On the contrary, the majority of scientists have.
Retrieved on November 1, ). "Ask experimenters why they experiment on animals and the answer is: Because animals are like us.' Ask the experimenters why it is morally OK to experiment on animals, and the answer is: Because animals are not like us.' Animal experimentation rests on a logical contradiction" (Animal Testing About this book. Experimentation on animals and particularly humans is often assumed to be a uniquely modern phenomenon. But the ideas and attitudes that encourage the biological and medical sciences to experiment on living creatures date .
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What are the moral and ethical dimensions of animal research. What obligations do we have toward our animal subjects. In this important new book, students, researchers, and interested general readers will find a non-intimidating, readily comprehensible introduction to all the principal ethical issues and arguments in the animal experimentation debate.5/5(1).
This collection of essays includes (as always with the Prometheus Books "Contemporary Issues" series) both "pro" and "con" essays on the subject of animal experimentation and animal rights; essays are included by persons including Peter Singer, Richard Ryder, and Tom Regan/5(3).
Filed under: Animal experimentation -- History. Animals and Medicine: The Contribution of Animal Experiments to the Control of Disease (Cambridge, UK: Open Book Publishers, c), by Jack H. Botting, ed. by Regina M. Botting (multiple formats with commentary at Open Book Publishers) Filed under: Animal experimentation -- Moral and ethical aspects.
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The use of companion animals such as dogs in medical experiments has intensified the debate about animal testing. Doctors, researchers, and activists argue whether or not animals should be experimented on in the following chapters: Do Animals Have Rights. Is Animal Experimentation Justified.
How Should Animal Experimentation Be Conducted. Animal Experimentation and Testing book. Read 5 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. In the book it talks about how scientist use animals to test other cures or antidotes, but they don't realize that your still harming a living creature.
The author did a fantastic job on this book and was very well organized with the /5. Some supporters of animal experimentation hold the belief that God placed animals on Earth for the benefit of humankind, and therefore hu-mans have the right and obligation to use animals as needed.
These sup-porters assert that humans are made in the image of God, so to equate them to any other animal degrades humankind. According to David R. I read the book "Animal Experimentation: cruelty or science?" by Nancy Day.
The purpose in writing this book is to get people more aware of what goes on behind closed doors in the animal experimentation category. This book does a great job of describing all the facts of experimentation on animals and also describing an alternative for the animals/5.
The book discusses the origins of vivisection, the advances in human and non-human welfare made possible by animal experimentation, moral objections, and alternatives to the use of animals in research. It also examines the regulatory umbrella under which experiments are conducted in Europe, USA and : Vaughan Monamy.
An Ethical Problem: or, Sidelights Upon Scientific Experimentation on Man and Animals (second edition, ), by Albert Leffingwell (text at ) Illustrations of Vivisection: or, Experiments on Living Animals, From the Works of Physiologists (Philadelphia: American Anti-Vivisection Society, ), by Frances Power Cobbe (page images at.
suffering on animals solely to satisfy human vanity. The EU has introduced a phased ban on ‘animal testing and sales’ of cosmetic and toiletry products, but such testing still takes place in many countries throughout the world.
Genetic Engineering. Genetic engineering is the greatest growth area in animal experimentation. It involves theFile Size: 45KB. Animal testing, also known as animal experimentation, animal research and in vivo testing, is the use of non-human animals in experiments that seek to control the variables that affect the behavior or biological system under study.
This approach can be contrasted with field studies in which animals are observed in their natural environments or Description: Around 50– million vertebrate.
Animal Experimentation is an important book for all those involved in the conduct, teaching, learning, regulation, support or critique of animal-based research. Whilst maintaining the clarity of style that made the first edition so popular, this second edition has been updated to include discussion of genetically modified organisms and Author: Vaughan Monamy.
Russell and Burch introduced the principles of replacement, reduction, and refinement of animal experimentation in in their groundbreaking book, The Principles of Humane Experimental Technique, to eradicate inhumanity towards non-human animals (hereinafter referred to.
First off Vivisection is the practice that uses living animals for operations for the purpose of experimentation or scientific research. In shorter words vivisection is a type of animal testing. Aristotle used animal testing in BC(Hajar 1).
Animal Experimentation. There are many opinions about the pros and cons of using animals in scientific research. Read the overview below to gain a balanced understanding of the issue and explore the previews of opinion articles that highlight many perspectives on animal testing.
Category: Animal Experimentation PETA Undercover at the Cleveland Clinic: Skulls Cut Open, Prolapsed Organs A PETA investigator at the Cleveland Clinic found mice paralyzed, mutilated in Frankensteinian surgeries, and left to die in agony—all on the taxpayers’ dime.
A book published by Palgrave Macmillan sheds new light on one of the greatest controversies in animal ethics. Few ethical issues create as much controversy as invasive experiments on animals. Some scientists claim they are essential for combating major human diseases, or detecting human toxins.
Throughout the seventeenth century the spirit of scientific inquiry grew and with it, experimentation on living animals. Some surgical investigations and demonstrations that predated anesthesia were infamously cruel and caused widespread social : Andrew Knight. Animal Experimentation in Research. 2 3 Contents Experiments with animals: Definition and figures processes in the intact living organism, animal testing will also be necessary in future There have always been opponents to animal testing Now as well as in.
No animals are safe from experimentation— primates, dogs, rats, mice, rabbits, pigs, fish, and cats are just a few of the animals who are routinely used in these tests. You can help stop this. Sign PETA’s pledge to be cruelty-free, request alternatives to dissection, and support only charities and companies that do not torture animals in.Historical Impact of Animal Experimentation Proponents of animal experimentation (tests, experiments and «educational» exercises involving harm to animals) claim that it has played a crucial role in virtually all medical advances.5,6 However, several medical historians argue that key discoveries inFile Size: KB.The history of animal testing goes back to the writings of the Ancient Greeks in the 4th and 3rd centuries BCE, with Aristotle (– BCE) and Erasistratus (– BCE) one of the first documented to perform experiments on animals.
Galen, a physician in 2nd-century Rome, dissected pigs and goats, and is known as the "Father of Vivisection.".