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Research Article

PAINISM VERSUS UTILITARIANISM

Richard D. Ryder

Abstract

Richard Ryder, one of the founding fathers of the modern animal rights movement, here explains his latest thinking about morality.

Dr. Richard Ryder is a psychologist and ethicist who was Mellon Professor at Tulane University. He is author of Putting Morality Back into Politics, (Imprint Academic, 2006) and Painism: A Modern Morality, (Opengate Press, 2001).