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The Argument from Species Overlap

@inproceedings{Ehnert2002TheAF,
  title={The Argument from Species Overlap},
  author={Jesse J. Ehnert},
  year={2002}
}
The ‘argument from species overlap’ (abbreviated ASO) claims that some human and nonhuman animals possess similar sets of morally relevant characteristics, and are therefore similarly morally significant. The argument stands as a general challenge to moral theories, because many theories hold that all humans possess greater moral significance than all nonhuman animals. In this thesis I discuss responses to the ASO, primarily those of Peter Carruthers, Tom Regan, Evelyn Pluhar, and Peter Singer… 

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TLDR
While preparing a book on combinatorial algorithms, the author felt a strong need for a new technical term, a word which is essentially a one-sided version of polynomial complete, and decided it would be best to establish such a term as soon as possible.