Sentience

Known as: Sentient beings, Sentient, Sentient being 
Sentience is the capacity to feel, perceive, or experience subjectively. Eighteenth-century philosophers used the concept to distinguish the ability… (More)
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2018
2018
Sentience is essential to most definitions of pain, including a detailed definition invoked by Sneddon et al. to argue that adult… (More)
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2018
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2018
Recent empirical studies have reported evidence that many aquatic species, including fish, cephalopods and crustaceans, have the… (More)
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2017
2017
In debates about animal sentience, the precautionary principle is often invoked. The idea is that when the evidence of sentience… (More)
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2017
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2017
I agree with Woodruff’s concept of sentience but must disagree about what he proposes as the biological correlates of feeling… (More)
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2013
2013
Philosophical understandings of consciousness divide into emergentist positions (when the universe is sufficiently organized and… (More)
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2012
2012
We may not be able to make you love reading, but consciousness and robot sentience will lead you to love reading starting from… (More)
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2009
2009
To what degree do non-human animals experience emotion? How sophisticated are primates’ cognitive capabilities? Do our companion… (More)
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2006
2006
This paper examines some phenomena in Japanese related to predicates of direct experience, which seem to require an integration… (More)
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2004
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2004
In contrast to other major forms of livestock agriculture, there is a paucity of scientific information on the welfare of fish… (More)
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2003
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2003
Converging evidence indicates that primates have a distinct cortical image of homeostatic afferent activity that reflects all… (More)
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