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Ethics beyond Species and beyond Instincts: A Response to Richard Posner

Peter Singer

in Animal Rights: Current Debates and New Directions

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195305104
eISBN:
9780199850556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305104.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

This chapter responds to Richard Posner's commentaries on the author's view animal rights. It answers the question concerning the reasons for changing the law to entitle animals, and discusses ... More


The Content and Objects of Moral Sentiment

Paul Russell

in Freedom and Moral Sentiment: Hume's Way of Naturalizing Responsibility

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195152906
eISBN:
9780199869343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195152905.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

In this chapter, I deal with a number of difficulties involved in Hume's account of the nature and content of moral sentiment, as implied by his general theory of emotion. I argue that moral ... More


Bestiality

Stuart P. Green

in Criminalizing Sex: A Unified Liberal Theory

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780197507483
eISBN:
9780197507513
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197507483.003.0018
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The focus of this chapter is on bestiality, involving sex between humans and nonhuman animals. Some animal rights and feminist scholars have suggested that bestiality should be thought of as a form ... More


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