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Should we Desire to Eliminate Carnivorous Species?

Here is an interesting essay on animal ethics, considering whether or not the presence of carnivorous species (including but not limited to…

Started by Peter Dorfman

2 Nov 17, 2011
Reply by Michael T Stowers

Stop Using Chimps as Guinea Pigs

Here is a thoughtful and systematic essay from the Op-Ed page in today's New York Times discussing the reason's why experimentation on apes…

Started by Peter Dorfman

0 Aug 11, 2011

Ethics of Animal Experimentation

Here is a striking report on the use of chimpanzees for medical experimentation that was recently released by the news media (McClatchy New…

Started by Peter Dorfman

0 Aug 11, 2011
Reply by Peter Dorfman

Should we promote veganism, or just reduced meat consumption?

Vegetarians or vegans have made the conscious choice to (largely) eliminate animal products from their diet, but is this the only consisten…

Started by Peter Dorfman

0 Mar 22, 2011

Public Discussions of the Treatment of Animals

Here is a recent article from the New York Times' food critic, Mark Bittman, on the discrepancies between human attitudes toward animals in…

Started by Peter Dorfman

0 Mar 22, 2011

Welcome to the Human-Animal Relations Forum!

In order to initiate and focus discussion in this forum I will propose some topics for discussion and invite others to contribute or commen…

Started by Peter Dorfman

0 Mar 22, 2011

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