¿Derechos para los animales?

Dilemata 1 (1) (2009)


The discussion about the animal rights is becoming nowadays one of the most important ones in the fields of philosophy or laws. Authors such us Singer, Regan, or, in the Latin countries,  Riechmann, de Lora, Horta or Mostrerin talk about our moral duty to recognize to some animals the same rights we recognize to the human beings. The Great Ape Project has been even discussed in some of our Parliaments. However, “traditional” philosophers and lawyers do not seem to have in mind any answers to these challenges. The purpose of this paper is to face this fact, arguing why we are not obligated to consider animal rights

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