Subject: Animal Ethics

Animal Ethics, Clinical Trials & Studies, End of Life Care, Organ Transplant & Donation, Research Ethics, Science

When Pigs Fly

by Arthur Caplan, Ph.D. Researchers at Yale University recently reported an experiment in which they used an experimenta...

April 22, 2019

Animal Ethics, Clinical Trials & Studies, Research Ethics, Science

Monkey See, Human Do: Cloning Macaque Monkeys with Fetal Cells

by Craig Klugman, Ph.D. “How afraid of human cloning should we be?” “Monkeys have been cloned, Paving the way for human ...

January 26, 2018

Animal Ethics, Clinical Trials & Studies, Human Subjects Research & IRBs, Informed Consent, Reproductive Ethics, Science

Woolgathering: It’s a Bag, It’s a Baby, It’s an Artificial Womb!

by Craig Klugman, Ph.D. An announcement last week took the science dream of an artificial womb one step closer to scienc...

May 8, 2017

Animal Ethics, Environmental Ethics

Cecil the Lion: Can Health Care Professionals Ethically Be Sport Hunters

by Craig Klugman, Ph.D. In James Patterson’s book (and now TV miniseries) Zoo, the animals have acquired an intelligence...

July 30, 2015

Animal Ethics, Cultural, Sports Ethics

Can Bioethicists (in Good Conscience) Watch the NFL?

by Keisha Ray, Ph.D. Every year the National Football League (NFL) makes between an estimated $7 billion- $9 billion mak...

January 26, 2015

Animal Ethics

A Monkey’s Uncle: A Nonhuman Person in an Argentinean Zoo

by Craig Klugman, Ph.D. A court in Argentina has ruled that Sandra, an orangutan is a nonhuman person who is deserving o...

December 29, 2014

Animal Ethics, Research Ethics

Philosopher Calls for End to Animal Experimentation (and more): Is there a “reasonable” c...

by J.S. Blumenthal-Barby, MA, PhD According to Christine Korsgaard, one of the leading moral philosophers in the Western...

May 7, 2014

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