We are especially thankful to Dedi Felman and Stacey Hamilton for their extraordinary help and support with this project. Special thanks too to Ellen Ruddick-Sunstein, whose interest in the topic helped to inspire this book.
Chapter 3, “Ethics beyond Species and beyond Instincts: A Reply to Richard Posner,” copyright © Cambridge University Press.
Chapter 4, “Eating Meat and Eating People,” by Cora Diamond, is printed here with the permission of Cambridge University Press. The Walter de la Mare poem entitled “Titmouse” appears in this chapter courtesy of the Literary Trustees of Walter de la Mare and the Society of Authors as their representative.
Material appearing in chapter 5, “Animals—Property or Persons?,” by Gary Francione, is drawn from Introduction to Animal Rights: Your Child or the Dog?, by Gary Francione. Copyright © 2000 by Temple University. All Rights Reserved.
Chapter 14, “Beyond ‘Compassion and Humanity’: Justice for Nonhuman Animals,” by Martha Nussbaum, is a version of Nussbaum's Tanner Lecture No. 3; it is published prior to the appearance of Tanner volume 25, by courtesy of the University of Utah Press and the Trustees of the Tanner Lectures on Human Values.