Animal Ethics & Philosophy
According to the first and foremost precept of Buddhism, we should not kill any living creature, yet pet owners put their pets down all too often. The article presents an argument against euthanasia.
Why do people put down wild animals in captivity while being perfectly fine with domesticated animals in human control? Are domesticated animals really that different from exotic animals?
Is it cruel to keep dogs as pets? Many people believe it wrong to keep wild/exotic animals as pets or in captivity, and this satirical (or is it?) article will explore dogs with the same logic.
This article is an abridged version of part of a dissertation I wrote for my Masters in political philosophy. It could be interesting to anyone who is interested in animal rights as it provides a different approach to...
To you and I it is probably obvious. We have a cat or dog or some more exotic 'pet' at home. We care for it. It is our responsibility. The caring means that we want that animal to be both happy and healthy. Even if you...
Animals simply do not have rights, according to Carl Cohen. I will analyze and compare his essay to Mary Ann Warren's and defend his position on human's obligations towards animals.
In these modern times of the internet, many people hastily jump to uninformed opinions and stick to a bigoted regime of their opinions. They use a very basic thought process that is similar to that of a Neanderthal. I...
Information packed hub on equine domestication and the effect it has on them, their evolution and their instincts.
An argument against cropping a dog's ears.
This is a short series I'm writing about the most common arguments meat eaters will level against veggies (I'll use the term 'veggie' from here on to describe vegetarians and vegans). Originally I was going to publish...
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