From animal rights to global warming to public health, human use and treatment of animals is among the greatest social issues of our age. This forum explores the philosophical and policy issues involved in our relation to animals.
Latest Activity: Dec 4, 2017
Here's a brief article surveying some recent discussions about neurobiological basis of personhood and when human and nonhuman animals attain this state. In some views, this provides a criterion for…Continue
His article in today's New York Times provides interesting evidence for the similarity of human and canine emotions based on MRI studies of the activity of canine brains and argues that this provides…Continue