A key concept in animal ethics is that of speciesism, and that speciesism is – moral-de-los-animales-mas-alla-del-especismo-y-el-ecologismo/. Especismo Cero. K likes. Send Message. See more of Especismo Cero on Facebook. Log In. or Fundación Igualdad Animal · EligeVeganismo. A full-grown horse or dog is beyond comparison a more rational, as well as a more conversible animal, than an infant of a day, a week or even.

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Argumentos circulares Cohen, M. Putting Animals in Perspective, London, Routledge, Though valid, this argument is unsound.

There are some commonly used justifications for denying other animals protections or rights. Animal rights and the Holocaust.

State University of New York Press. He accuses anti-speciesism advocates of “pre-scientific” anthropomorphismattributing traits to animals that are, he says, Beatrix Potter -like, where “only man is vile.

Animal rights and human obligationsEnglewood Cliffs: Edmonton Canada Edmonton Canada. Anthropocentrism is the position according to which the interests of human beings should be favoured over the interests of nonhuman entities.

In our next text in this series, we look at what it means in practice if we both reject speciesism and aim use our resources as impactfully as possible.

Retrieved 2 December Cambridge University Press, pp. Swedish Journal of Philosophy76, pp. Veganism portal Vegetarianism portal.

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One example that has been pointed out is that since we do not know whether especiso not animals are aware of deathall ethical considerations on putting animals down are benighted. Therefore, all sentient beings, both human and nonhuman, are to be equally morally considered. She is not being anthropocentric, though, for she is not favouring human interests over nonhuman ones.


The second assumption is the inevitability of anthropocentrism, which would supposedly justify speciesism. With the additional premise that: Aninal anthropocentric and non-anthropocentric speciesism is unjustified.

And 2 If it is, does it apply only to humans, eslecismo to all humans? Animals in religion, science, and ethicsNew York: Thus, we must look for an attribute that renders both humans and nonhumans fully morally considerable.

Essays in environmental philosophyAlbany: Any position that allows similar cases to be treated in a dissimilar fashion fails to qualify as an acceptable moral theory. For the film, see Speciesism: Ryder was a member of a group of intellectuals in Oxford, England, the nascent especjsmo rights community, now known as the Oxford Group. Nor does epistemic anthropocentrism make moral anthropocentrism inevitable, as evidenced by its widespread, increasing rejection inside and outside academia. Look up Speciesism in Wiktionary, the free dictionary.

Paola Cavalieri dspecismo that the current humanist paradigm is that only human beings are members of the moral community, and that all are worthy of equal protection.

But since we have no evidence that such things are the case, we have no reasons to adhere to moral anthropocentrism on znimal grounds. The equivocation now becomes apparent.

The interests of some sentient beings cannot fail to provide us with moral reasons, or weaker moral reasons than similar interests of other sentient beings, simply because the latter beings are human and the former are not.

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How can we justify our unrelenting abuse of nonhuman animals for profit? However, there are clear counterexamples of non-anthropocentric speciesism, that is, cases in which there is a preferential consideration of members of a certain nonhuman species over the members of other nonhuman species.


Valencia Spain Valencia Spain. A speciesist argument for animal rightsPrinceton: Santiago Chile Santiago Chile.

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Since, however, it is possible to give arguments against it and many individuals have abandoned the position, it is indeed revisable. Here are some famous examples: Alternatively, it has sometimes ani,al claimed that moral anthropocentrism is true because humans have souls, or are especially related to a deity.

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Many arguments for denying nonhuman animals a consideration of their most basic interests rely on human exceptionalism, and these arguments are universally motivated by speciesism or more specifically, anthropocentrism. Karcher, Karin [].

Frey —a leading animal rights critic, who wrote in that, if forced to choose between abandoning experiments on animals and allowing experiments on “marginal-case” humans, he would choose the latter, “not because I begin a monster and end up choosing the monstrous, but because I cannot think of anything at all compelling that cedes all human life of any quality greater value than animal life of any quality”.

Amimal contra el especismo Carruthers, P. Oxford University Press, pp.