This collection brings together the proceedings of the international symposium held in Paris on October 18 and 19, 2012. Également offert en français.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
- Welcome address
Thierry Auffret Van Der Kemp
- General introduction
FIRST PART – ANIMAL SENSITIVITY TO PAIN THROUGH THE LENSES OF A BIOLOGIST: EVIDENCES FROM TESTING A TRIAL
- Scientific identification and definition of degrees of sensitivity in the animal world
Dalila Bovet and Georges Chapouthier
- Assessment and management of pain in vertebrate animals
Victoria A. Braithwaite
- How do mammals feel and express pain?
- Is there evidence of central pain processing in birds?
Christine Nicol, Mohammed Nasr and Jo Murrell
- Reptiles in pain: an evidenced-based clinical approach
- Ethical issues of an amphibian pain model
Craig W. Stevens
- Do painful sensations and fear exist in fish?
Lynne U. Sneddon
- Do cephalopods have pain and suffering?
Jennifer A. Mather
- Can we infer pain in crustaceans from behaviour experiments?
Robert W. Elwood
- The welfare of invertebrate animals such as insects, spiders, snails and worms
Donald M. Broom
- Painful animal testing: An ethical dilemma in the face of science and law
- Animal sensitivity at the junction of philosophy, science and law: convergences and conflicts
- General discussion of the first part
- Conclusion of the first part
SECOND PART – ANIMAL PAIN AND SUFFERING IN THE SCALES OF JUSTICE: LAW SENSITIVITIES AROUND THE WORLD?
- From science to law, what is the range of legal approaches to pain in animals?
- The ox, the yoke and the plough? Science, ethics and law in which order?
- Improvement of animal welfare in the world: the share of the world organisation for animal's health (oie)
- Pain of animals and the legislation of the european union for animal-welfare
- A look at some remarkable achievements in animal law in 7 European countries (Austria, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, Luxembourg, Sweden and Switzerland)
- Animal sensitivity in French law: from strength of words to effectiveness of penalties
- Animal suffering in Quebec and Canadian law
- American law: Legal recognition of animals' capacity to experience pain
Taimie L. Bryant
- The rationality of animal suffering in Australian law
- Animal protection laws in Argentina, Brazil & Peru – Progress amidst continuing challenges
David N. Cassuto and Jessica Witmer
- Humane treatment of wildlife
- Ensuring animal's interests through legislation
Antoine F. Goetschel
- General discussion of the second part
- General conclusion