Grazer Philosophische Studien 88 (1):257-267 (2013)

Simon Gaus
Humboldt-University, Berlin
It is natural to assume that it can only be morally permissible for consumers to buy meat products if the breeding and killing of animals for the purpose of meat production is morally acceptable. is assumption presupposes a stable and morally relevant connection between the consumption and the production of meat. While both act-consequentialism and the Kantian idea of generalizability initially appear to support that view, neither of them succeeds in establishing a connection of the required kind
Keywords Vegetarianism  Veganism  Animal Rights  Consumer Ethics  Kagan
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