Tagarchief: wild animal welfarism

The priority for strong personal-state preferences (and implications for wild animal welfare)

This article describes a very fundamental idea in ethics: that we should give priority to the satisfaction of the strongest personal-state preferences. A personal-state preference is a preference held by an individual that refers to the state of that individual, … Lees verder

Geplaatst in English texts | Tags: | Een reactie plaatsen

Relativistic welfare, farm animal abolitionism and wild animal welfarism

Brief summary: whether someone’s aggregate welfare is positive or negative is morally relevant. If welfare is negative, life is not worth living and it would be better not to exist (or better to be euthanized). However, especially when it comes … Lees verder

Geplaatst in Artikels, English texts | Tags: , , , , | Een reactie plaatsen