Tag Archives: Andrew Fenton

Philosophers’ Brief on Chimpanzee Personhood

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.

An Animal Bioethicist in Seattle

Andrew Fenton voices concerns about invisible unnecessary harm to non-human animals and a cost of ethical inconsistency.

The lure of human-animal chimera research

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.

The Costs of Chimpanzee Research

Andrew Fenton shares a cautionary tale about the Liberian chimpanzees who were abandoned after being used for vaccine research.

The Ethics of Non-Human Primate Research

Andrew Fenton and L. Syd M. Johnson criticize the acceptance of non-human primate research.

Which Lives are you “Pro”?

Andrew Fenton and Letitia Meynell defend Richard Dawkins’ claim that “pro-life” ethics should also be “pro-animal”