The Moral Basis of Animal-Assisted Therapy

Tzachi Zamir*

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Is nonhuman animal-assisted therapy (AAT) a form of exploitation? After exploring possible moral vindications of AAT and after establishing a distinction between “use” and “exploitation, " the essay distinguishes between forms of animal-assisted therapy that are morally unobjectionable and those modes of it that ought to be abolished.

Original languageAmerican English
Title of host publicationThe Animal Ethics Reader
Subtitle of host publicationThird Edition
PublisherTaylor and Francis
Number of pages12
ISBN (Electronic)9781317421979
ISBN (Print)9781138918009
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2016

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