The Speciesism Debate: Intuition, Method, and Empirical Advances
This article identifies empirical, conceptual and normative avenues to advance the speciesism debate. First, I highlight the application of Evolutionary Debunking Arguments (EDAs) as one such avenue: especially where (anti-)speciesist positions heavily rely on appeals to moral intuition, and EDAs have potential to move the debate forward. Second, an avenue for conceptual progress is the […]
Introduction to: The Specter of Speciesism: Buddhist and Christian Views of Animals
Introduction to The Specter of Speciesism: Buddhist and Christian Views of Animals.
Animal Research Ethics
Abstract Animal research provides the working basis for much of medical practice but has been criticized by opponents who feel that it is cruel and unnecessary. Animal activists and moral philosophers hold that it is wrong to perform studies on animals that would not be done on humans. Biomedical scientists maintain that an understanding of […]