Of Mice and Men: Equality and Animals

@article{Vallentyne2005OfMA,
  title={Of Mice and Men: Equality and Animals},
  author={Peter Vallentyne},
  journal={The Journal of Ethics},
  year={2005},
  volume={9},
  pages={403-433}
}
  • Peter Vallentyne
  • Published 2005
  • Sociology
  • The Journal of Ethics
  • Can material Egalitarianism (requiring, for example, the significant promotion of fortune) include animals in the domain of the equality requirement? The problem can be illustrated as follows: If equality of wellbeing is what matters, and normal mice are included in this egalitarian requirement, then normal mice have a much stronger claim to resources than almost any human. This is because normal mice have a much stronger claim to resources than almost any human. This is because their wellbeing… CONTINUE READING
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