Working With and For Animals: Getting the Theoretical Framework Right

Working With and For Animals: Getting the Theoretical Framework Right

“Establishing a right to ethical consideration is a pathway to strengthening legal protections for animals. By requiring decision makers and others to maintain a dialogue—a deliberation—about the human impact on animal well-being, it is possible that societal and legal norms regarding the rights of other animals will gradually change.” Here is Martha Nussbaum’s lecture to the University of Denver published by the Denver Law Review on what exactly we mean by a right to an ethical consideration:

Working With and For Animals: Getting the Theoretical Framework Right with a foreword by Michael Harris