Mobilizing the Evolutionary Tradition: A Darwinian Revolution in Animal Ethics?

@inproceedings{Li2019MobilizingTE,
  title={Mobilizing the Evolutionary Tradition: A Darwinian Revolution in Animal Ethics?},
  author={Chien-hui Li},
  year={2019}
}
This chapter argues that, despite modern animal activists’ enthusiastic belief in the potential uses of Darwin’s evolutionary theory to elevate animals’ status, the process whereby nineteenth-century activists came to deploy evolutionary ideas was neither inevitable nor straightforward. Factors such as the animal protection movement’s preexisting beliefs, the popular association of Darwinism with the “survival of the fittest,” the pro-vivisection party’s mobilization of evolutionary ideas in… Expand

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