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In memory of Tom Regan

2017.02.20

AUTHOR: Francisco Capacete González. Attorney, specialialicez in Animal Law. Graduated by the Faculty of Law of Illes Balears. Master's Degree in Animal Law and Society by the UAB. Representative in the Balearic Islands of the Great Simian Project. Adviser of the animal protection platform BALDEA, of the animal protection entity “Basta Ya of Animal Abuse” and of the Sanctuary “Mapache”. Has collaborated in the modification of the Illes Balers’s Animal Protection Act for the prohibition of the bullfights. He has worked on drafting the Regulation of the Animal Protection Center of the municipalities of Ibiza and Calviá, in the Balearic Islands. Collaborator in “Diario de Mallorca” and in the magazine “Esfinge”. Philosopher.

TITLE: IN MEMORY OF TOM REGAN

PUBLICATION DATE: February 2017
PUBLICATION PLACE: dA web Center
ISSN: 2462-7518

ABSTRACT:

For the academic and university world, the recent passing away of Tom Regan means the loss of one of the thinkers that has delved most deeply into the ethical foundations of the rights of animals. On February 17, Tom Regan passed away, emeritus professor of Philosophy at the North Carolina State University, writer and activist for the rights of animals. Among his works, the following stand out: Empty Cages: Facing the Challenge of Animal Rights and The Case for Animal Rights, as those that have had notable influence in the movement of Animal Liberation and in the advance toward the recognition of the rights of animals. The concept of “subject-of-a-life” has been one of his most important contributions to contemporary ethics.

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