publication . Bachelor thesis . 2005

Ethics and Animal Experimentation in the Laboratory. A Critical Analysis of the Arguments for"Animal Rights"and"Animal Equality"

Tagha, Yuninui Eric;
Open Access Swedish
  • Published: 01 Jan 2005
  • Publisher: Linköpings universitet, Centrum för tillämpad etik
  • Country: Sweden
Abstract
Growing up as a child, we had a Dog. To us, it was like a means to an end. That is, hunting other animals for food and for protection, with no special care and treatment given to this animal. Butas days passed by I began to witness a wind of change against such actions. I was made to understand that we were committing two crimes-: using the Dog as a means to an end (for hunting and for eating animals). Today almost every newspaper has something to say about the treatment of animals by humans, especially in their use as experimentation subjects. This has led to the wide spread arguments about “Animal right” and “Animal equality” Advocates of the above arguments h...
Subjects
free text keywords: Ethics, animal ecperimentation, animal rights, animal equality, speceisism, equal consideration of interests, painsim, sentient and alternativ animals techniques, Etik, Philosophy subjects, Filosofiämnen
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