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  1. Jac A. A. Swart (2013). Mark Coeckelbergh: Growing Moral Relations. Critique of Moral Status Ascription. [REVIEW] Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics 26 (6):1241-1245.
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  2. Jac A. A. Swart (2005). Care for the Wild: An Integrative View on Wild and Domesticated Animals. Environmental Values 14 (2):251 - 263.
    Environmental ethics has to deal with the challenge of reconciling contrasting ecocentric and animal-centric perspectives. Two classic attempts at this reconciliation, which both adopted the metaphor of concentric circles, are discussed. It is concluded that the relationship between the animal and its environment, whether the latter is human or natural, should be a pivotal element of such reconciliation. An alternative approach is presented, inspired by care ethics, which proposes that caring for wild animals implies caring for their relationship to the (...)
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  3. Jac A. A. Swart (2004). The Wild Animal as a Research Animal. Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics 17 (2):181-197.
    Most discussions on animal experimentation refer to domesticated animals and regulations are tailored to this class of animals. However, wild animals are also used for research, e.g., in biological field research that is often directed to fundamental ecological-evolutionary questions or to conservation goals. There are several differences between domesticated and wild animals that are relevant for evaluation of the acceptability of animal experiments. Biological features of wild animals are often more critical as compared with domesticated animals because of their survival (...)
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