Category Environmental Ethics
Juliet Guichon notes that public health specialists, rather than unqualified opponents, are the experts when it comes to the safety and benefits of water fluoridation.
Jason Scott Robert suggests that the creation of part-human animals in stem cell biology may generate scientific confusion.
Andrew Fenton reflects on Judge Fahey’s recent concurring opinion on the Nonhuman Rights Project’s efforts to get two captive chimpanzees to sanctuary.
Andrew Fenton and L. Syd M Johnson report on the recent public release of an amicus brief supporting chimpanzee personhood, created by 17 philosophers as a part of the Nonhuman Rights Project’s efforts to get two captive chimpanzees to a sanctuary.
Andrew Fenton voices concerns about invisible unnecessary harm to non-human animals and a cost of ethical inconsistency.
Shawn H.E. Harmon and Janice E. Graham advocate for a public interest approach to the governance of water.
Andrew Fenton and Letitia Meynell call for moral reflection on the primacy of capacities for determining the moral status of non-human animals used in human-animal chimera research.