The pitfalls of qualified moral veganism. A critique of Jan Deckers' holistic health approach to animal ethics

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Paez, Eze;
  • Publisher: John Wiley and Sons
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1111/jep.12786/full, doi: 10.1111/jep.12786
  • Subject: Veganism | Science & Technology | Jan Deckers | Speciesism | :Filosofia, Ética e Religião [Humanidades] | Pan-Sentientism | Animal Ethics | Holistic Health

I critically examine Jan Deckers' position in Animal (De)liberation, where he defends two main views. The first is "qualified moral veganism": Most humans have a duty to abstain from consuming animal products, even if there are circumstances in which doing so is justifi... View more
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