PHIL 211 Notes
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Date Created: 10/15/15
Tuesday October 13 2015 Notes Contemporary Moral Issues Mary Anne Warren Human and Animal Rights Compared 39 Humans have stronger rights than animals Right to liberty We have a stronger right to liberty to not be in prison because we have a stronger interest She thinks that animals don39t have a particular interest Why do animals have a weaker right to life They lack long range hope and plans that human beings possess Animals have some right to life claiming it s strong in a sense but still weaker than a human s right to life Animals may have future oriented plans 39 Animals lack moral autonomy 39 Moral systems based on reciprocity 39 Since they lack moral autonomy we don t owe equal rights Objection Non Paradigm Humans Infants severely brain damaged Infants 1 Potential autonomy 2 Partially morally autonomous 3 Very highly value infants 4 Society will be harmed