Also includes information on property damage, nuisances, licensing, small claims court, cruelty, trespassing, buying, selling, and breeding. But this methodology, fruitful as it has been, is one-sided. The book brings up many interesting cliches but tends to simply ramble on flowing from one thing to the next without actually saying much. He argues that we can value natural facts about humans and their good, while keeping God at the centre of our moral explanations. She seems to think she has connected one expression to another when in fact she has simply mentioned them, on after another, because they happen to be used at a similar time. They have fascinating tales to tell, preserve outdated forms of words and can change until they mean the exact opposite of what they originally meant. To buy this book at the lowest price,.
The only thing I was left wondering, is calling something a cliche, a cliche in itself? It is as if the author is more concerned with displaying a knowledge of many expression and their approximate dates than actually providing information as to the origin. This particular edition is in a Paperback format. Covers such topics as buying your cat from a pet shop; how to deal with a no-cats clause in a lease; how to travel with your cat; what your rights and responsibilities are; what a veterinarian's legal responsibilities are; and how to read and understand the law. The authors examine how people and governments classify three species of pets or companion animals--cats, dogs, and horses--for various degrees of legal protection. It includes information on registration, microchipping, barking and nuisance, menacing and dangerous dogs, dog attacks, and complaints. Contents: Legal responsibilities of dog and cat owners Aggressive dogs and dog attacks Resolving problems over your neighbours' pets Powers of local councils Getting more information about pet ownership.
This is not what you get here, and I doubt many would have the patience to read through these rambling passages and over-long paragraphs. It was published by Penguin Global and has a total of 416 pages in the book. Finally, they examine the enforcement of these laws and policies by agencies and the courts. Murphy critiques the two dominant theistic accounts of morality—natural law theory and divine command theory—and presents a novel third view. They then detail how interest groups shape the agenda for companion animal legislation and regulation, and the legislative and administrative formulation of anticruelty, kennel licensing, horse slaughter, feral and roaming cat, and breed ban policies. Using an eclectic mix of original empirical data, original case studies, and interviews--and relying on general theories and research about the policy process and the sociopolitical function of legality--the authors illustrate that pet policy is a unique field of political struggle, a conflict that originates from differing perspectives about whether pets are property or autonomous beings, and clashing norms about the care of animals.
The result of the political struggle, the authors argue, is difficulty in the enactment of policies and especially in the implementation and enforcement of laws that might improve the welfare of companion animals. They have fascinating tales to tell, preserve outdated forms of words and can change until they mean the exact opposite of what they originally meant. God and Moral Law proceeds not from the side of the moral norms, so to speak, but from the God side of things: what sort of explanatory relationship should we expect between God and moral norms given the existence of the God of orthodox theism? This title is available to download in an accessible Word format. It reads more like a bunch of informal essays thrown into a book with no attempt at organization or editing. Where to find these laws and how to utilize them best is the basic theme of this important book.
Drawing on the discussion of a structurally similar problem—that of the relationship between God and the laws of nature—Murphy articulates his new account of the relationship between God and morality, one in which facts about God and facts about nature cooperate in the explanation of moral law. . The characteristic methodology of theistic ethics is to proceed by asking whether there are features of moral norms that can be adequately explained only if we hold that such norms have some sort of theistic foundation. Murphy asks whether the conception of God in orthodox theism as an absolutely perfect being militates in favour of a particular view of the explanation of morality by appeal to theistic facts. Book Summary: The title of this book is The Cat's Pyjamas and it was written by.
He puts this methodology to work and shows that, surprisingly, natural law theory and divine command theory fail to offer the sort of explanation of morality that we would expect given the existence of the God of orthodox theism. . . . .
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