Book Review: A Critique of the Moral Defense of Vegetarianism [Book Review]

Download Edit this record How to cite View on PhilPapers
Abstract
Smith makes his case against V-ism by appeals to (i) plant sentience, and (ii) the Transitivity of Eating principle [by which V-ans eat animals, since plants feed on decomposed animals]. By (i), V-ans are inconsistent in their prohibitions; by (ii) V-ism is impossible. But, I argue, Smith and his beloved omnivore animists face similar pressures, insofar as they prohibit cannibalism.
PhilPapers/Archive ID
BALBRA-2
Revision history
First archival date: 2016-05-19
Latest version: 2 (2016-05-27)
View upload history
References found in this work BETA

No references found.

Add more references

Citations of this work BETA

No citations found.

Add more citations

Added to PP index
2016-05-19

Total downloads
91 ( #22,231 of 37,188 )

Recent downloads (6 months)
21 ( #16,375 of 37,188 )

How can I increase my downloads?

Monthly downloads since first upload
This graph includes both downloads from PhilArchive and clicks to external links.