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Personhood, ethics, and animal cognition : situating animals in Hare's two level utilitarianism

Author: Gary E Varner
Publisher: New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2012.
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Drawing heavily on recent empirical research to update R.M. Hare's two-level utilitarianism and expand Hare's treatment of 'intuitive level rules, ' Gary Varner considers in detail the theory's application to animals while arguing that Hare should have recognized a hierarchy of persons, near-persons, and the merely sentient.
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Named Person: R M Hare
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gary E Varner
ISBN: 9780199758784 0199758786 9780199949465 0199949468
OCLC Number: 826675982
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Contents: Abbreviations ; Part I - Hare's Two-Level Utilitarianism ; 1: Introduction ; 2: Hare on the Logic of Moral Discourse ; 3: The Nature of Intuitive Level System "ILS") Rules ; 4: Assessing Hare's Theory ; Part II - Sentience, Personhood, and Utilitarianism ; 5: Which Animals are Sentient? ; 6: Personhood and Biography ; 7: Moral Significance and Autonoetic Consciousness (AC) ; 8: Candidates for Near-Personhood ; Part III - Formulating ILS Rules for Humans and Animals ; 9: Replaceability and Population Policy ; 10: Humane Sustainable Agriculture ; 11: Conclusion ; Bibliography
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