Tag Archives: L. Syd M Johnson
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.
The Ethics of Non-Human Primate Research
Andrew Fenton and L. Syd M. Johnson criticize the acceptance of non-human primate research.
Pigs as Spare (Human) Parts
Syd M Johnson maintains that we need to consider the ethical implications of growing organs for humans in pigs.
Needed: More Honesty About Death Before Donation
L. Syd M Johnson examines the controversies surrounding death before organ donation and how current organ procurement practices may foster distrust and discourage donation.