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Varner, Gary E. (Gary Edward), 1957-
Personhood, ethics, and animal cognition : situating animals in Hare's two level utilitarianism / Gary E. Varner
Alternate Title Situating animals in Hare's two level utilitarianism
New York : Oxford University Press, c2012
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 3rd Floor  HV4708 .V37 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Animal rights
Cognition in animals
Subject Hare, R. M. (Richard Mervyn)
Physical Description xiv, 317 p. ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 293-305) and index
Contents Introduction -- Hare on the logic of moral discourse -- The nature of intuitive level system ("ILS") rules -- Assessing Hare's theory -- Which animals are sentient? -- Personhood and biography -- Moral significance and autonoetic consciousness (AC) -- Candidates for near-personhood -- Replaceability and population policy -- Humane sustainable agriculture -- Conclusion

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