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  1. Kenneth H. Simonsen (1981). The Value of Wildness. Environmental Ethics 3 (3):259-263.score: 870.0
    In his article, “The Nature and Possibility of an Environmental Ethics,” Tom Regan says that the fitting attitude toward nature “is one of admiring respect.” What folIows is an attempt to discover what in nature should impel us to respond in this way. Ultimately I argue that the value of wild nature is found in the fact that it has emerged spontaneously, independent of human designs.
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  2. Kenneth H. Simonsen (1986). The Monstrous and the Bestial: Animals in Greek Myths. Between the Species 2 (2):4.score: 870.0
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  3. P. Sandøe, N. Holtug & H. B. Simonsen (1996). Ethical Limits to Domestication. Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics 9 (2):114-122.score: 240.0
    Through the process of domestication the genetic make-up of farm animals can be changed by means of either selective breeding or genetic engineering. This paper is about the ethical limits to such genetic changes. It is suggested that the ethical significance of domestication has become clear recently in the light of genetic engineering, but that the problem has been there all along. Two ethical approaches to domestication are presented, genetic integrity and animal welfare. It is argued that the welfare approach (...)
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