MJspeaking started the topic Is Metz right that animals and humans have differential moral status? in the forum Animal Ethics Philosophy 1 year ago
One philosopher working in the field of African ethics, Thaddeus Metz, thinks that humans and animals have differential moral status. By way of a shortcut, he uses the following thought experiment.
“Imagine you are driving a bus and must choose between running over a person and a cat; ceteris paribus, you must strike the cat, the most plausible e…[Read more]