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Philosopher Jean Kazez's review of the Francione v. Friedrich debate

Started this discussion. Last reply by Uptight Primate Jul 11, 2013. 1 Reply

Francione v. FriedrichSeveral years ago I wrote a series of posts countering Gary Francione's opposition to…Continue

The Importance of Being Unsure

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kerry Baker Jun 29, 2013. 4 Replies

From James McWilliams' blog, Eating Plants:The primary reason I keep this blog alive is that I believe there’s some…Continue

Tags: honesty, Albert-O.-Hirschman, self-reflection, reflexivity, Jeremy-Adelman

The Immorality of Eating Meat by Mylan Engel, Jr.

Started Mar 19, 2013 0 Replies

The Immorality of Eating MeatMylan Engel, Jr. Abstract: Mylan Engel, Jr. teaches philosophy at Northern Illinois University. He has published several articles in epistemology, philosophy of religion,…Continue

Tags: metaphysics, vegan, veganism, vegetarianism, philosophy-of-religion

Virtue Ethics and Animal Law by Taimie L. Bryant

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Virtue Ethics and Animal LawTaimie L. Bryant Abstract:  This essay explores virtue ethical concepts in the context of animal law theory and practice. For reasons discussed in the essay, virtue ethics…Continue

Tags: animal-law-theory, legal-reform, feral-cat-colony, ethics, Taimie-Bryant

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Mandy Barlow replied to Spencer Lo's discussion The Animal Liberation Movement by Peter Singer
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Nov 15, 2013
Carolyn Bailey replied to Spencer Lo's discussion The Animal Liberation Movement by Peter Singer
"Peter spoke briefly with ARZone in our Looking Back, Moving Forward podcast earlier this year about his thoughts on the movement. His contribution is the last one in the podcast, but the other 34 advocates also have some incredibly interesting and…"
Nov 14, 2013
Mandy Barlow replied to Spencer Lo's discussion The Animal Liberation Movement by Peter Singer
"Would love to hear professor's thought on the movement now (28 years later) and where it's heading today."
Nov 11, 2013
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Philosopher Jean Kazez's review of the Francione v. Friedrich debate

Francione v. FriedrichSeveral years ago I wrote a series of posts countering Gary Francione's opposition to animal welfare legislation (Should Humane Farm Reform Be Opposed and The Thirsty Cow, for example).  The point I made, in various…See More
Jul 9, 2013
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Dr. Will Tuttle - The World Peace Diet at Villanova University

"wow! this was incredible!  More than a diet - Will connects our current practices in animal agriculture to cultural history and herding practices in Western civilization and links our society's psychological malaise to our violence against…"
Jul 9, 2013
Kerry Baker replied to Spencer Lo's discussion The Importance of Being Unsure
" Here is the link to the New Yorker article by Gladwell that clarifies some of the concepts.  It is an interesting read. http://www.newyorker.com/arts/critics/books/2013/06/24/130624crbo_books_gladwell"
Jun 29, 2013
Pranav Merchant replied to Spencer Lo's discussion The Importance of Being Unsure
"I know exactly where James (and Tim) is coming from, that is, I understand the importance of doubting. However, I can also say that doubt can be a killer.  It can paralyze someone from taking action, as it can be a part of moral nihilism or…"
Jun 29, 2013
Kerry Baker replied to Spencer Lo's discussion The Importance of Being Unsure
"I agree Caroline. I think having some doubt allows you to see more sides to an issue, and settle on the one that holds the greatest level of acceptability to one. But it does acknowledge the existence of alternatives and enables ongoing refinement…"
Jun 28, 2013
Carolyn Bailey replied to Spencer Lo's discussion The Importance of Being Unsure
"This is a great essay! Tim Gier has been saying similar things for years ~ that no matter what position you hold, you should hold no position so firmly that you don't fully accept that you could be wrong."
Jun 24, 2013
Spencer Lo posted a discussion

The Importance of Being Unsure - by James McWilliams

From James McWilliams' blog, Eating Plants:The primary reason I keep this blog alive is that I believe there’s some value in honestly exploring and evaluating not just the issues endemic to animal rights, but more critically how we think about those issues. This is one of the many reasons I work to read beyond the field, as it were, seeking to absorb perspectives and approaches to understanding the world that one…See More
Jun 24, 2013
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Dr. Will Tuttle - The World Peace Diet at Villanova University

Dr. Will Tuttle, author of The World Peace Diet, shares his message and vision of a world in which we live in peace with all beings. This talk was given on Nov. 3rd 2010 at Villanova University.
May 1, 2013
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Lesli Bisgould March 15 2013

Lesli Bisgould shared some of her expertise and experiences as a long time animal rights lawyer in Canada. In this presentation she focuses mainly on example...
Mar 16, 2013
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Mar 11, 2013
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Gene Baur Vs John Lang on Larry King Live, 1991 - part 1

Animal rights activist Gene Baur (aka Gene Bauston) debates President of the Livestock Conservation Institute John Lang on the treatment of animals in stocky...
Mar 7, 2013

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Bill and Lou: Two Oxen at a College

Posted on November 6, 2012 at 6:00 3 Comments

There is an extraordinary story developing about a global effort to save two 11 year-old oxen from slaughter, whose bodies will serve the appetites of students at…

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Philosopher Alastair Norcross: Torturing Puppies and Factory-Farming

Posted on September 30, 2012 at 4:00 4 Comments

If you needed to torture puppies in order to enjoy the taste of chocolate, would doing so be wrong? Wouldn’t doing so be obviously wrong? Most who would say ‘yes’ regularly purchase and consume factory-farmed meat, seeing no problem with the latter, and yet, the two may not be morally distinguishable. According to at least one philosopher, they are not. In a highly provocative and creative paper,…

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The Lack of Ethics in Animal Ethics Committees

Posted on September 29, 2012 at 4:00 0 Comments

Like factory farming, animal experimentation is an entrenched practice, one which causes extensive suffering to millions of animals per year despite the…

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At 17:11 on September 20, 2012, Kate✯GO VEGAN+NOBODY GETS HURT Ⓥ said…

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