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Dr. Stephen Clark

Stephen Richard Lyster Clark (born October 30, 1945) is a British philosopher and international authority on animal rights, currently professor of philosophy and Leverhulme Research Fellow at the University of Liverpool. October 30 is the 303rd day of the year (304th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 62 days remaining. ... 1945 (MCMVL) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1945 calendar). ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article may require cleanup. ... The logo of the Great Ape Project, which is campaigning for a Declaration on Great Apes. ... The University of Liverpool is a university in the city of Liverpool, England in the United Kingdom. ...


He specializes in the philosophy of religion, political philosophy, science fiction, and the treatment of non-human animals. He is the author of 14 books, including The Moral Status of Animals (1977), From Athens to Jerusalem (1984), Animals and Their Moral Standing (1997) and Biology and Christian Ethics (2000), as well as 60 scholarly articles, and chapters in another 75 books. He was chief editor of the Journal of Applied Philosophy for 11 years and remains a member of its editorial board. Philosophy of religion is the rational study of the meaning and justification of fundamental religious claims, particularly about the nature and existence of God (or gods, or the divine). ... Political philosophy is the study of fundamental questions about the state, government, politics, liberty, property, rights, law and the enforcement of a legal code by authority: what they are, why they are needed, what makes a government legitimate, what rights and freedoms it should protect and why, what form it... Science fiction is a form of speculative fiction principally dealing with the impact of imagined science and technology, or both, upon society and persons as individuals. ...


Clark is a member of the Animal Procedures Committee, [1] which advises the British Home Secretary on animal testing issues. He also belongs to the Boyd Group, an animal-testing think tank set up by research scientists involved in vivisection. The Animal Procedures Committee advises the British Home Secretary on matters related to animal experimentation in the UK. The function of the committee was made a statutory requirement by the Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986 (the Act), which mandates that it should have at least 12 members, excluding the chair. ... The Secretary of State for the Home Department, known as the Home Secretary, is the chief United Kingdom government minister responsible for law and order (except in Scotland). ... Filmed by PETA, Covance primate-testing lab, Vienna, Virginia, 2004-5. ... This article is about the institution. ... Etymologically, vivisection refers to the dissection of, or any cutting or surgery upon, a living animal including humans. ...


He is currently working on the philosophy of Plotinus during a research sabbatical funded by the Leverhulme Trust. Plotinus Plotinus ( Greek: Πλωτίνος)(ca. ... The Leverhulme Trust is a British research and educational charity. ...

Contents


Education and academic positions

Animal rights

Activists
Greg Avery · David Barbarash
Rod Coronado · Barry Horne
Ronnie Lee · Keith Mann
Ingrid Newkirk · Andrew Tyler
Jerry Vlasak · Robin Webb
The logo of the Great Ape Project, which is campaigning for a Declaration on Great Apes. ... Image File history File links Olive_baboon1. ... Greg Avery (born 1963), also known as Greg Jennings and Greg Harrison, is a British animal rights activist and co-founder of Stop Huntingdon Animal Cruelty (SHAC), an international campaign to force the closure of Huntingdon Life Sciences (HLS), a controversial animal-testing company with bases in Huntingdon, England, and... David Barbarash is the North American press officer for the Animal Liberation Front. ... Rod Coronado Rodney Adam Coronado is an American eco-anarchist and animal rights activist. ... Barry Horne Barry Horne was a British animal rights activist who died of kidney failure in Ronkswood Hospital, Worcester on November 5, 2001, following a series of four hunger strikes while serving an 18-year sentence for planting incendiary devices. ... Ronnie Lee is a British animal rights activist, and founder of the Animal Liberation Front. ... Keith Mann is a British animal-rights campaigner, believed to be a senior Animal Liberation Front activist. ... Ingrid Newkirk, co-founder and president of PETA Ingrid Newkirk (born July 11, 1949) is a British-born animal rights activist, author, and president of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), the worlds largest animal rights organization. ... Andrew Tyler is the director of Animal Aid, the UKs largest animal rights organization. ... Jerry Vlasak is a U.S. physician and prominent member of several controversial nonprofit organizations, including Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine and the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society. ... Robin Webb appearing on Channel 4s Dispatches Robin Webb runs the Animal Liberation Press Office in the UK. He was previously a member of the ruling council of the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA), and a director of Animal Aid. ...

Groups/campaigns
Animal Aid · ALF
Animal liberation movement
Animal Rights Militia
BUAV · Great Ape Project
Justice Department
PETA · SPEAK
Stop Huntingdon Animal Cruelty
Viva!
Animal Aid logo Animal Aid is the United Kingdoms largest animal rights group and one of the longest established in the world, having been founded in 1977. ... Beagles removed by British ALF activists from a testing laboratory owned by the Boots Group. ... The animal liberation movement or animal rights movement is the worldwide movement of individual activists, academics, and groups who campaign or engage in direct action against the use of non-human animals in animal testing, the meat, dairy, and fur farming industries, and in entertainment and sports. ... The Animal Rights Militia (ARM) is a name used by animal-rights activists who are prepared to carry out acts of violence against human beings. ... The British Union for the Abolition of Vivisection is a pressure group based near Highbury Corner in North London, United Kingdom that campaigns peacefully against vivisection. ... The logo of The Great Ape Project, which aims to expand moral equality to great apes, and to foster greater understanding of them by humans. ... The Justice Department is a militant animal-rights organization, set up in Britain in 1993, and active there and in the United States. ... People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals logo People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) is the largest animal rights organization in the world. ... SPEAK is a British animal rights campaign that aims to end animal experimentation and vivisection in the UK. The campaign was born out of Stop Primate Experimentation at Cambridge (SPEAC), [1] a campaign set up to oppose the construction at the University of Cambridge of a new primate research facility... A monkey inside Huntingdon Life Sciences in the United States. ... Viva!, or Vegetarians International Voice For Animals, Founded by Juliet Gellatley in 1995, is an animal-rights based organisation which promotes vegetarianism and veganism. ...

Issues
Animal rights · Animal testing
Bile bear · Factory farming
Operation Backfire · Speciesism
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Cases
Britches
Cambridge University primates
Pit of despair · Silver Spring monkeys
Unnecessary Fuss
Britches after being removed from the laboratory by the Animal Liberation Front Britches was the name given by researchers to a stumptail macaque monkey who was born into a breeding colony at the University of California, Riverside in March 1985. ... A marmoset inside Cambridge University, filmed by BUAV The use of primates in experiments at Cambridge University is controversial, first coming to widespread public attention in the UK following undercover investigations lasting ten months in 1998 by the British Union for the Abolition of Vivisection (BUAV), the results of which... The pit of despair, sometimes called the well of despair, is the name of an experiment conducted on rhesus macaque monkeys by American comparative psychologist Harry Harlow at the University of Wisconsin during the 1970s. ... The Silver Spring monkeys were 17 monkeys kept in small wire cages inside the Institute of Behavioral Research in Silver Spring, Maryland, by Dr. Edward Taub, who was researching regeneration of severed nerves with a grant from the National Institute of Health (NIH). ... Unnecessary Fuss is the name of a film produced by Ingrid Newkirk and Alex Pacheco of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), showing footage shot inside the University of Pennsylvanias Head Injury Clinic in Philadelphia, described by the university as the longest standing and most respected center...

Writers
Steven Best · Stephen R.L. Clark
Gary Francione · Gill Langley
Tom Regan · Richard D. Ryder
Peter Singer · Steven M. Wise
-1... Gary Lawrence Francione (1954) is an American law professor at Rutgers University. ... This article is being considered for deletion in accordance with Wikipedias deletion policy. ... Tom Regan (born November 28, 1938 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) is an American philosopher and animal-rights activist. ... Richard D. Ryder (born 1940) is a British psychologist who, after performing psychology experiments on animals, began to speak out against the practice, and became one of the pioneers of the modern animal liberation and animal rights movements. ... Peter Albert David Singer (born July 6, 1946 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia) is an Australian Humanist and philosopher. ... Steven M. Wise is the author of Though the Heavens May Fall, a book concerning the 18th century trial in England which led to the abolition of slavery. ...

Categories
Animal experimentation
Animal Liberation Front
Animal liberation movement
Animal rights

WikiProject
WikiProject Animal rights

After leaving Nottingham High School in 1964, Clark attended Balliol College, Oxford from 1964-8, followed by a fellowship at All Souls from 1968-75. He graduated with a first class honours degree in Greats (Classics) in 1968 and was awarded his D.Phil. in 1973. College name Balliol College Named after John de Balliol Established 1263 Sister College St Johns Master Andrew Graham JCR President Jack Hawkins Undergraduates 403 Graduates 228 Homepage Boatclub Balliol College, founded in 1263, is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom. ... All Souls College (in full: The College of All Souls of the Faithful Departed, of Oxford) is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...


After Oxford, he lectured in moral philosophy at the University of Glasgow for nine years until he was appointed professor of philosophy at Liverpool in 1984. He has also been a visiting professor at Vanderbilt University and held an Alan Richardson Fellowship at Durham University. Ethics is a general term for what is often described as the science (study) of morality. In philosophy, ethical behavior is that which is good or right. ... The University of Glasgow, founded in 1451, is the largest of the three universities in Glasgow, Scotland. ... Vanderbilt University is a private, nonsectarian, coeducational research university in Nashville, Tennessee. ... Durham University is a university in England. ...


Animal rights

Clark sits on the board of the Center on Animal Liberation Affairs, the first scholarly center set up to advance the debate about animal liberation. Center on Animal Liberation Affairs (CALA) is the first scholarly center set up to advance the philosophical debate about animal rights and animal liberation. ...


About Stephen Clark

  • Dombrowski, D.A. Not Even a Sparrow Falls: The Philosophy of Stephen R. L. Clark, Michigan State University Press , 2000. ISBN 0-87013-549-X

Daniel A. Dombrowski (born 1953) is an American philosopher. ...

Works

  • Aristotle’s Man (Clarendon Press: Oxford 1975; pbk 1983)
  • The Moral Status of Animals (Clarendon Press 1977; pbk 1984)
  • The Nature of the Beast (Oxford University Press 1982; pbk 1984)
  • From Athens to Jerusalem (Clarendon Press 1984)
  • The Mysteries of Religion (Blackwells: Oxford 1986)
  • Civil Peace and Sacred Order (Clarendon Press 1989)
  • A Parliament of Souls (Clarendon Press 1990)
  • God’s World and the Great Awakening (Clarendon Press 1991)
  • How to Think about the Earth: models of environmental theology (Mowbrays 1993)
  • How to Live Forever (Routledge 1995)
  • Animals and their Moral Standing (Routledge 1997)
  • God, Religion and Reality (SPCK 1998)
  • The Political Animal (Routledge 1999)
  • Biology and Christian Ethics (Cambridge University Press 2000)
  • (ed.) Berkeley: Money, Obedience and Affection (Garland Press: New York 1989)

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