Two Animal Ethics; Many More Economic Lessons
Cruelty to animals is a case of the tragedy of the commons. Economics has been tackling this type of problems for a long time. The experience is mixed: some successful and some disastrous. The successes and the failures hold lessons for animal advocacy. To make the case, I consider the two major animal ethics—“animal rights” and “animal welfare.” And I argue that animals need them both.
KeywordsAnimal rights Animal welfare Animal advocacy
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