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    Science, Sentience, and Animal Welfare.Robert C. Jones - 2013 - Biology and Philosophy 28 (1):1-30.
    I sketch briefly some of the more influential theories concerned with the moral status of nonhuman animals, highlighting their biological/physiological aspects. I then survey the most prominent empirical research on the physiological and cognitive capacities of nonhuman animals, focusing primarily on sentience, but looking also at a few other morally relevant capacities such as self-awareness, memory, and mindreading. Lastly, I discuss two examples of current animal welfare policy, namely, animals used in industrialized food production and in scientific research. I argue (...)
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    A Review of the Institute of Medicine’s Analysis of Using Chimpanzees in Biomedical Research. [REVIEW]Robert C. Jones & Ray Greek - 2014 - Science and Engineering Ethics 20 (2):481-504.
    We argue that the recommendations made by the Institute of Medicine’s 2011 report, Chimpanzees in Biomedical and Behavioral Research : Assessing the Necessity, are methodologically and ethically confused. We argue that a proper understanding of evolution and complexity theory in terms of the science and ethics of using chimpanzees in biomedical research would have had led the committee to recommend not merely limiting but eliminating the use of chimpanzees in biomedical research. Specifically, we argue that a proper understanding of the (...)
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    Alasdair Cochrane, Sentientist Politics: A Theory of Global Inter-Species Justice.Robert C. Jones - 2021 - Environmental Values 30 (1):134-136.
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    Preservice Preparation and Other Potential Influences on in-Service Beliefs and Practices: A Tale of Two Secondary Social Studies Teachers.Robert C. Jones & John W. Saye - 2018 - Journal of Social Studies Research 42 (1):81-94.
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  5. Tzachi Zamir, Ethics and the Beast: A Speciesist Argument for Animal Liberation.Robert C. Jones - 2009 - Philosophy in Review 29 (6):448.
     
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