Entomophagy-eating insects-is getting a lot of attention these days. However, strict vegans are often uncomfortable with entomophagy based on some version of the precautionary principle: if you aren't sure that a being isn't sentient, then you should treat it as though it is. But not only do precautionary principle-based arguments against entomophagy fail, they seem to support the opposite conclusion: strict vegans ought to eat bugs.
|Publication Title||Journal of Agricultural & Environmental Ethics|
|Author Address||Department of Philosophy, Texas State University, 601 University Drive, San Marcos, TX 78666, USA.email@example.com|
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