Against "humanism": Speciesism, personhood, and preference

Journal of Social Philosophy 34 (4):556–571 (2003)
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Abstract

Article responds to the criticism of speciesism that it is somehow less immoral than other -isms by showing that this is a mistake resting on an inadequate taxonomy of the various -isms. Criticizes argument by Bonnie Steinbock that preference to your own species is not immoral by comparison with racism of comparable level

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Simon Cushing
University of Michigan - Flint

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