Assessing animal cognition: ethological and philosophical perspectives.

  title={Assessing animal cognition: ethological and philosophical perspectives.},
  author={C. Allen},
  journal={Journal of animal science},
  volume={76 1},
  • C. Allen
  • Published 1998
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of animal science
  • Developments in the scientific and philosophical study of animal cognition and mentality are of great importance to animal scientists who face continued public scrutiny of the treatment of animals in research and agriculture. Because beliefs about animal minds, animal cognition, and animal consciousness underlie many people's views about the ethical treatment of nonhuman animals, it has become increasingly difficult for animal scientists to avoid these issues. Animal scientists may learn from… CONTINUE READING
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