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Applying the Principles

Mary Anne Warren

in Moral Status: Obligations to Persons and Other Living Things

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198250401
eISBN:
9780191681295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198250401.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter reviews the principles proposed in Chapter 6. The first three principles refer to nested classes of entities: living organisms, sentient beings, and moral agents. Beings of each class ... More


Conclusion

Mary Anne Warren

in Moral Status: Obligations to Persons and Other Living Things

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198250401
eISBN:
9780191681295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198250401.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter presents a few concluding remarks about the goal of achieving a greater consensus in our judgements of moral status. It argues that adopting a multi-criterial theory of moral status does ... More


Towards a Thin Theory of the Good

David Bilchitz

in Poverty and Fundamental Rights: The Justification and Enforcement of Socio-economic Rights

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199552160
eISBN:
9780191709456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199552160.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

In developing a theory of rights, it is necessary to understand the principled basis upon which we can make judgments about what is of importance in the lives of sentient beings. The question of how ... More


Conclusion

Beverley Foulks McGuire

in Living Karma: The Religious Practices of Ouyi Zhixu

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231168021
eISBN:
9780231537773
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231168021.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

This chapter concludes that Ouyi Zhixu's “lived karma” underscores the importance of ordinary daily practice and customs of behavior. He engages in disciplined practices of daily self-cultivation to ... More


Animal Qualia: Investigating Animal Sentience

F. Bailey Norwood and Jayson L. Lusk

in Compassion, by the Pound: The Economics of Farm Animal Welfare

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199551163
eISBN:
9780191808593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199551163.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

This chapter discusses the issue of how society treats farm animals in a way that they can never be totally free of man. Behind this notion is the important subject of whether animals are conscious ... More


Emergent Forms of Un/Natural Life

Michael M. J. Fischer

in Without Nature?: A New Condition for Theology

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823230693
eISBN:
9780823237227
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823230693.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter delves into the political and social spaces emerging from and conditioning human experiences of the natural and of the self. Our institutions come to manifest ... More


A Rope over an Abyss: Humans as Animals

in Animal Alterity: Science Fiction and the Question of the Animal

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846312342
eISBN:
9781846316135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846312342.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter focuses on science fiction texts which reverse the position of humans and animals, such that humans are perceived by alien beings as animals rather than recognising them as sentient ... More


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