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Animals/Ethics/Bentham: A grown-up horse is more rational than a one-month-old child. But the question is not whether animals can think, but whether they can suffer. (J. Bentham, Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation (1789), chap. XVIII, sec 1, FN).


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Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution.
The note [Author1]Vs[Author2] or [Author]Vs[term] is an addition from the Dictionary of Arguments. If a German edition is specified, the page numbers refer to this edition.

Benth I
J. Bentham
An Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation Mineola, NY 2007

SingerP I
Peter Singer
Practical Ethics (Third Edition) Cambridge 2011

SingerP II
P. Singer
The Most Good You Can Do: How Effective Altruism is Changing Ideas About Living Ethically. New Haven 2015


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