A key concept in animal ethics is that of speciesism, and that speciesism is – moral-de-los-animales-mas-alla-del-especismo-y-el-ecologismo/. Especismo Cero. K likes. Send Message. See more of Especismo Cero on Facebook. Log In. or Fundación Igualdad Animal · EligeVeganismo. A full-grown horse or dog is beyond comparison a more rational, as well as a more conversible animal, than an infant of a day, a week or even.

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Moral theory in practiceCambridge: When engaged in such reasoning, an agent deliberates about which of the different available courses of action to undertake, given at least in part how they affect herself and others.

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Where lots of people felt morally uneasy about slavery but went along with it because the whole economy of the South depended upon slavery. According to the argument from marginal casesif infants, the senile, the comatose, and the cognitively disabled marginal-case human beings have a certain moral status, then nonhuman animals must be awarded that status too, since there is no morally relevant ability that the marginal-case humans have that nonhumans lack.

Essays in environmental philosophyAlbany: Dawkins elaborated in a discussion with Singer at The Center for Inquiry inwhen asked whether he continues to eat meat: Swedish Journal of Philosophy76, pp.

John Tuohey, founder of the Providence Center for Health Care Ethics, writes that the logic behind the anti-speciesism critique is flawed, and that, although the animal rights movement in the United States has been influential in slowing animal experimentation, and in some cases halting particular studies, no one has offered a compelling argument for species equality.


An essay on who morally mattersOxford: There is a second way in which the relationship between anthropocentrism and speciesism might be misunderstood.

El argumento de la imparcialidad Baier, K. Presented as an argument, this view can be made more intelligible: He accuses anti-speciesism advocates of “pre-scientific” anthropomorphismattributing traits to animals that are, he says, Beatrix Potter -like, where “only man is vile.

Awarding personhood to nonhuman primates would require that their individual interests be taken into account.

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Animal RevolutionBerg. Ethics and the Beast: Changing attitudes towards speciesismOxford: When utilitarians tell them that all pleasures and pains felt by members of our biological species are equally relevant to moral deliberation, or when Kantians tell them esecismo the ability to engage in such deliberation is sufficient for membership in the moral community, they are incredulous.

Ayn Rand ‘s Objectivism holds that humans are the only beings who have what Rand called a conceptual consciousness, and the ability to reason and develop a moral system. Webarchive template wayback links CS1 maint: Whatever the attribute that grounds full moral consideration might be, if it is to include all human beings, it must include nonhumans as well.

Some proponents of speciesism believe that animals exist so that humans may make use of them. It is arbitrary to give greater weight to a particular interest not to suffer of a human being than to a similar interest of a dog.

Archived from the original on 17 March One of the group’s activities was distributing pamphlets about areas of concern; the pamphlet titled “Speciesism” was written to protest against animal experimentation.

All other attributes of individuals are deemed irrelevant with regards to whether their interests give us reasons, or to the strength of those reasons. In the past decades, however, the cogency of this defence has been widely challenged.


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El argumento de la relevancia Becker, L. It seems that this person is being speciesist, insofar as she is favouring the members of a certain species nonhuman especimso the members of another nonhumananimzl on an unjustified appeal to species membership or more accurately, on an unjustified appeal to her relation of sympathy towards the members of certain species, namely, birds. Both movements were built precisely around the idea of reclaiming and reasserting a shared humanity in the face of a society that had deprived it and denied it.

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Buddhist and Christian views of animalsNew York: Look up Speciesism in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Argenteuil France Argenteuil France. Singer, Peter []. The first major statute addressing animal protection in the United States, titled “An Act for the More Effectual Prevention of Cruelty to Animals”, was enacted in wnimal Moral, theory and practice2nd ed.

First, epistemic anthropocentrism is not equivalent to moral anthropocentrism. Anthropocentrism is usually associated with speciesism, a slightly different position that defends the preferential consideration and treatment of certain individuals based on their species membership.

Though, as stated, this position is incompatible with the principle of equal consideration of interests, there have been different attempts to defend it.

Their claim is that species membership has no moral significance.