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Two ethics: Killing animals in the past and the present

Fudge, Erica (2006) Two ethics: Killing animals in the past and the present. In: Killing animals. University of Illinois Press, Urbana and Chicago, pp. 99-119. ISBN 978-0-252-03050-5

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In Man and the Natural World Keith Thomas stated that “In the case of animals what was normally displayed in the early modern period was the cruelty of indifference. For most persons beasts were outside the terms of moral reference.