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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). _____________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.
An Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation Mineola, NY 2007
Practical Ethics (Third Edition) Cambridge 2011
The Most Good You Can Do: How Effective Altruism is Changing Ideas About Living Ethically. New Haven 2015