Tag Archives: animal welfare
The Ethics of Companion Animal Abandonment in Times of Crisis
Andrew Fenton and Timothy Krahn analyze some of the ethical issues at stake when humans are forced to abandon their companion animals in a time of crisis.
Confronting a manifest injustice: toward chimpanzee rights
Andrew Fenton reflects on Judge Fahey’s recent concurring opinion on the Nonhuman Rights Project’s efforts to get two captive chimpanzees to sanctuary.
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 Costs of Chimpanzee Research
Andrew Fenton shares a cautionary tale about the Liberian chimpanzees who were abandoned after being used for vaccine research.