David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Journal of Scottish Philosophy 4 (1):63-82 (2006)
Abstract This article examines the consideration of animals by various eighteenth-century Scottish philosophers, with special attention given to the physician and philosopher John Gregory, who utilized the comparison of human beings with animals as a starting point for a discussion about human moral and social improvement. In so doing Gregory, like most of his contemporary fellow Scottish philosophers, exemplified the basic anthropocentrism of the common early modern consideration of animals
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
Denis G. Arnold (1995). Hume on the Moral Difference Between Humans and Other Animals. History of Philosophy Quarterly 12 (3):303 - 316.
Jeremy Bentham (1780/2007). An Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation. Dover Publications.
Peter Harrison (1992). Descartes on Animals. Philosophical Quarterly 42 (167):219-227.
Heiner Klemme (1999). John Gregory and the Invention of Professional Medical Ethics and the Profession of Medicine, And: John Gregory's Writings on Medical Ethics and Philosophy of Medicine, And: Medicine and Morals in the Enlightenment: John Gregory, Thomas Percival and Benjamin Rush (Review). Journal of the History of Philosophy 37 (3):535-538.
Laurence B. McCullough (1999). Hume's Influence on John Gregory and the History of Medical Ethics. Journal of Medicine and Philosophy 24 (4):376 – 395.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Nathaniel Wolloch (2008). Rousseau and the Love of Animals. Philosophy and Literature 32 (2):pp. 293-302.
Corinne Painter (2006). Aristotle and the Moral Status of Animals. Philosophy in the Contemporary World 13 (2):45-57.
Thomas Ahnert & Susan Manning (eds.) (2011). Character, Self and Sociability in the Scottish Enlightenment. Palgrave Macmillan.
Alexander Broadie (ed.) (2003). The Cambridge Companion to the Scottish Enlightenment. Cambridge University Press.
Ryan Patrick Hanley (2009). Social Science and Human Flourishing: The Scottish Enlightenment and Today. Journal of Scottish Philosophy 7 (1):29-46.
M. A. Stewart (ed.) (1990). Studies in the Philosophy of the Scottish Enlightenment. Oxford University Press.
Alexander Broadie (1990). The Tradition of Scottish Philosophy: A New Perspective on the Enlightenment. Barnes & Noble.
Craig Smith (2009). The Scottish Enlightenment, Unintended Consequences and the Science of Man. Journal of Scottish Philosophy 7 (1):9-28.
Roger L. Emerson (2008). Essays on David Hume, Medical Men, and the Scottish Enlightenment: Industry, Knowledge, and Humanity. Ashgate Pub. Ltd..
John Rossi (2010). Is Equal Moral Consideration Really Compatible with Unequal Moral Status? Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal 20 (3):251-276.
Added to index2010-07-11
Total downloads16 ( #116,578 of 1,410,432 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #177,872 of 1,410,432 )
How can I increase my downloads?