The Political Animal: The Conquest of Speciesism
- Publish Date: 1998-09-01
- Binding: Hardcover
- Author: Richard D. Ryder
This book is about one of the most extraordinary phenomena of our times, one which raises fundamental questions about the nature of altruism, about the character of humankind, about a new political agenda and about the relationship of humans with the rest of nature. This phenomenon is the attention paid to the welfare of nonhuman animals and their rights or interests.