Tag Archives: non-human animals
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.
The Need for Ethical Expertise in Animal Research Assessment
Caroline Vardigans reconsiders the role of the professional ethicist in the research approval process and argues for their inclusion on Animal Care Committees.
From Bench to Bedside via… The Island of Dr Moreau?
Jason Scott Robert suggests that the creation of part-human animals in stem cell biology may generate scientific confusion.
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.