An evolutionary point of view of animal ethics
Contributor(s):: Criscuolo, François, Sueur, Cédric
The observation that animals may respond to the emotional states of conspecific or even heterospecific individuals is not new. After more than one century, the need to define what exactly non-human animals are able to feel and—from this starting point—rethink the legal status and place of animals...
Environmental and Animal Defense: PROD
| Contributor(s):: Almiron, Núria, Faria, Catia
Veterinarians' role in clients' decision-making regarding seriously ill companion animal patients
| Contributor(s):: Christiansen, S. B., Kristensen, A. T., Lassen, J., Sandoe, P.
| Contributor(s):: Bok, Hilary, Beauchamp, Tom L, Frey, R G
Viewing Non-Human Animals Morally: How Should we Approach our Relationship with Non-Human Animals and what are Potential Policy Changes we can Make?
| Contributor(s):: Tracy Maria Williams, John Lysaker (adviser)
When thinking about non-human animals, people either take the rights perspective or the welfare perspective. I argue that a newer school of thought, known as the new welfarist position, is the best way of thinking about non-human animals because it seeks to phase out the use of non-human animals...
The Problem of Anthropomorphous Animals: Toward a Posthumanist Ethics
| Contributor(s):: Varsava, N.
Jumping to Conclusions? Media Coverage of Jumps Racing Debates in Australia
| Contributor(s):: Montoya, D., McManus, P., Albrecht, G.
In defense of animals : the second wave
| Contributor(s):: Singer, Peter
Just a dog : understanding animal cruelty and ourselves
| Contributor(s):: Arluke, Arnold
Psychiatrists define cruelty to animals as a psychological problem or personality disorder. Legally, animal cruelty is described by a list of behaviors. In Just a Dog, Arnold Arluke argues that our current constructs of animal cruelty are decontextualized—imposed without regard to the...