CARE - Conference on Animal Rights Europe, 2-5 November 2017 in Vienna

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Europe's Animal Rights History English talk by Claudiu Lup (Romania)

Franz von Sales: Seminar room, ground floor

Animal Rights in Europe: A Personal Historical Voyage

Why did it take a concept like animal rights thousands of years to be taken seriously in Europe? The answer lies, I believe, in the history of the continent, which has been deeply influenced by Christianity – an anthropocentric religion, a religion that dominated European minds for the last 2 millennia. With the help of science, we discovered humankind is not at the center of the Universe, but just part of a complex web of existence called Life.

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