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The Moral Complexities of Eating Meat$
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Ben Bramble and Bob Fischer

Print publication date: 2015

Print ISBN-13: 9780199353903

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: December 2015

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199353903.001.0001

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Veganism as an Aspiration

Veganism as an Aspiration

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(p.153) 9 Veganism as an Aspiration
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The Moral Complexities of Eating Meat
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Lori Gruen

Robert C. Jones

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199353903.003.0010

Given the violence, objectification, domination, commodification, and oppression inherent in industrialized food production, some conscientious consumers have adopted vegan practices. This chapter discusses two conceptions of veganism, lifestyle/identity veganism, VI, and veganism as a goal/aspiration, VA. It argues that due to conceptual and practical flaws with VI, conscientious consumers should adopt VA. It considers and rejects the so-called compassionate carnivore movement. It then explores arguments denying the casual efficacy of adopting any form of veganism. It concludes that VA can make a difference, and those in consumer cultures are obligated to adopt and practice it.

Keywords:   veganism, compassionate carnivorism, causal efficacy, consumer cultures, food, commodification

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