Bioethics.net » Animal Ethics http://www.bioethics.net Where the World Finds Bioethics Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:52:59 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.8.4 Planet of the apes: Gibbons are last ape to have genome revealed http://www.bioethics.net/news/planet-of-the-apes-gibbons-are-last-ape-to-have-genome-revealed/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/planet-of-the-apes-gibbons-are-last-ape-to-have-genome-revealed/#comments Wed, 10 Sep 2014 20:37:02 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=52465 http://www.bioethics.net/news/planet-of-the-apes-gibbons-are-last-ape-to-have-genome-revealed/feed/ 0 See-Through Mice Reveal Details of Inner Anatomy http://www.bioethics.net/news/see-through-mice-reveal-details-of-inner-anatomy/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/see-through-mice-reveal-details-of-inner-anatomy/#comments Thu, 31 Jul 2014 21:57:46 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=52178 http://www.bioethics.net/news/see-through-mice-reveal-details-of-inner-anatomy/feed/ 0 Study: Dogs Experience Jealousy Emotion Too http://www.bioethics.net/news/study-dogs-experience-jealousy-emotion-too/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/study-dogs-experience-jealousy-emotion-too/#comments Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:18:52 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=52108 http://www.bioethics.net/news/study-dogs-experience-jealousy-emotion-too/feed/ 0 Philosopher Calls for End to Animal Experimentation (and more): Is there a “reasonable” conception of animal rights? http://www.bioethics.net/2014/05/philosopher-calls-for-end-to-animal-experimentation-and-more-is-there-a-reasonable-conception-of-animal-rights/ http://www.bioethics.net/2014/05/philosopher-calls-for-end-to-animal-experimentation-and-more-is-there-a-reasonable-conception-of-animal-rights/#comments Wed, 07 May 2014 08:02:16 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?p=51521 by J.S. Blumenthal-Barby, MA, PhD

According to Christine Korsgaard, one of the leading moral philosophers in the Western world and Arthur Kingsley Porter Professor of Philosophy at Harvard University, the answer is yes.

But by “reasonable” she means that the view is grounded in sound reasoning–not that it will be easy to accept or uncontroversial. She articulated this conception in a recent lecture at Rice University as part of the Lecture Series on Ethics, Politics and Society.

Her argument (in a nutshell) was this: We often think that we have duties of beneficence to animals–to be kind to them, to not cause them undue suffering, etc. …

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