When Some Animals are More Equal than Others

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Abstract

Mikhalevich & Powell (2020) argue that we should attribute moral standing not only to vertebrates but also to certain invertebrates. M&P also object on ethical grounds to policies of scientific funding agencies that encourage scientists to replace vertebrates by invertebrates in research. M&P do allow that some invertebrates with brains may have lower levels of moral status than some vertebrates, but this seems to conflict with their case against replacement policies.
Original languageEnglish
Article number29
Pages (from-to)1-2
Number of pages2
JournalAnimal Sentience
Volume29
Issue number33
Publication statusPublished - 2020

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