Moral Standing of Animals and Some Problems in Veterinarian Ethics

Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics 33 (1):37-48 (2020)
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This paper discusses the Indirect Duties View implying that, when our actions have no negative effects on humans, we can treat animals any way we wish. I offer several criticisms of this view. Subsequently, I explore some implications of rejecting this view that rise in the contexts of animal research and veterinarian ethics.

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