Contributor(s):: Donovan, J.
In search of consistency : ethics and animals
Contributor(s):: Kemmerer, Lisa
Jul 04 2012
Minding Animals Conference 2012
Animal Mind: Science, Philosophy, and Ethics
Contributor(s):: Rollin, Bernard E.
Mulesing and Animal Ethics
Contributor(s):: Sneddon, Joanne, Rollin, Bernard
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) called for a ban on mulesing in the Australian sheep industry in 2004. Mulesing is a surgical procedure that removes wool-bearing skin from the tail and breech area of sheep in order to prevent flystrike (cutaneous myiasis). Flystrike occurs when...
Cognitive relatives yet moral strangers?
| Contributor(s):: Judith Benz-Schwarzburg, Andrew Knight
This article provides an empirically based, interdisciplinary approach to the following two questions: Do animals possess behavioral and cognitive characteristics such as culture, language, and a theory of mind? And if so, what are the implications, when long-standing criteria used to justify...
Animals as philosophical and ethical subjects
The study of animals - and the relationship between humans and other animals - is now one of the most fiercely debated topics in contemporary science and culture.Animals have a long history in human society, providing food, labour, sport and companionship as well as becoming objects for exhibit....