Animal - Ethics


Animals are regarded by philosophers like Peter Singer as ethical subjects. Animal rights movements have worked to promote animal welfare.

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Other articles related to "ethics":

Descriptive Ethics
... Main article Descriptive ethics Descriptive ethics is a value-free approach to ethics, which defines it as a social science (specifically sociology) rather than a humanity ... It examines ethics not from a top-down a priori perspective but rather observations of actual choices made by moral agents in practice ... Some philosophers rely on descriptive ethics and choices made and unchallenged by a society or culture to derive categories, which typically vary by context ...
Doug Harpool - Politics
... Harpool was responsible for passing legislation for setting up the Missouri Ethics Commission ... After setting up the Missouri Ethics Reform, he received the nickname "the bulldog of ethics" in the state legislature ...
Situational Ethics
... Situational ethics, or situation ethics, is a Christian ethical theory that was principally developed in the 1960s by the then Episcopal priest Joseph Fletcher ... Through situational ethics, Fletcher attempted to find a "middle road" between legalistic and antinomian ethics ... Fletcher developed situational ethics in his books The Classic Treatment and Situation Ethics ...
Glenn Mc Gee - Life and Career
... Bioethics, the highest impact journal in the categories of "History Philosophy of Science", "Ethics", "Social Issues", and "Biomedical Social Issues ... Professor of Medical Ethics and became director of the Alden March Bioethics Institute at Albany Medical College which had been founded in 1993 as the Center for Medical Ethics Education and Research ... it was announced that McGee had accepted a position as President of the Ethics Research Division at Celltex Therapeutics Corporation, a Houston, Texas stem cell bank ...
Formal Ethics
... Formal ethics is a formal logical system for describing and evaluating the form as opposed to the content of ethical principles ... Formal ethics was introduced by Harry J ... was more fully developed and justified in his 1996 book Formal Ethics ...

Famous quotes containing the word ethics:

    If you take away ideology, you are left with a case by case ethics which in practise ends up as me first, me only, and in rampant greed.
    Richard Nelson (b. 1950)

    The vanity of the sciences. Physical science will not console me for the ignorance of morality in the time of affliction. But the science of ethics will always console me for the ignorance of the physical sciences.
    Blaise Pascal (1623–1662)

    Ethics and religion differ herein; that the one is the system of human duties commencing from man; the other, from God. Religion includes the personality of God; Ethics does not.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)