Paola Cavalieri

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Paola Cavalieri
Paola Cavalieri 2 sept 2017.jpg
BornOctober 26, 1950
OccupationPhilosopher
Known forThe great ape project

Paola Cavalieri (born 1950) is an Italian philosopher, most known for her work arguing for extension of human rights to the other great apes. In addition to her books, she was the editor of Etica & Animali,[1] a quarterly international philosophy journal that published nine volumes from 1988 to 1998.

Books[edit]

  • The Great Ape Project: Equality Beyond Humanity (Co-edited with Peter Singer. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1994. ISBN 978-0-312-10473-3. Paperback edition published by St. Martin's Griffin, 1994. ISBN 978-0-312-11818-1.) Widely cited in the academic literature.[2]
  • The Animal Question: Why Nonhuman Animals Deserve Human Rights (Originally published in Italian as La Questione Animale in 1999. Translated by Catherine Woollard. Revised by Paola Cavalieri. New York: Oxford University Press, 2001. ISBN 978-0-19-514380-5. New edition published in 2003. ISBN 978-0-19-517365-9.)

Press and scholarly coverage[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "About the author", from Oxford University Press's catalog entry for Cavalieri's book The Animal Question Archived 2007-03-01 at the Wayback Machine..
  2. ^ "Google Scholar". scholar.google.com. Retrieved 13 April 2018.