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David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
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Ethics and Behavior 7 (2):113 – 121 (1997)
Animals have moral standing; that is, they have properties (including the ability to feel pain) that qualify them for the protections of morality. It follows from this that humans have moral obligations toward animals, and because rights are logically correlative to obligations, animals have rights.
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