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Department
Philosophy
Course
PHL275H1
Professor
Bialystock
Semester
Fall

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Singer summary notesAll animals are equalNot equal in the normal sense of equalBasic principle of equality doesnt require equal or identical treatment but it requires equal consideration equal consideration for different beings may lead to different treatment and different rightsSinger realizes because of our reason humans can anticipate suffering and pain in a way animals presumably cannotSpeciesism is a prejudice or attitude of bias in favour of the interests of members of ones own species and against those of members of other species against pain inflicted on human beings but not animalsArgument against sexism men and women are not significantly different in their interests without a difference in interests no difference in consideration is justified therefore sexism is unjustifiedArgument against speciesism anything that can suffer has an interest in not suffering humans and nonhumans share an interest in not suffering without difference in interests no difference in consideration therefore causing animals to suffer in the way we would not cause humans to suffer is unjustifiedIf you buy the argument for women you are logically im
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