Rights of Non-humans
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This paper presents a discussion of environmental ethics that focuses on the question of whether it is plausible to say that natural non-humans have rights. The paper presents the views and arguments of various people to answer the question in terms of ethics, morality, and values.
From the Paper:"Value is discussed by Kaufman as instrumental at human disposal and intrinsic not at human disposal. However, the reference to derivative value which is identified according to whether an object such as a car has in fact been put at human disposal, is a useful one for discussing the plausibility of nonhuman objects' rights. That is because it implies that value as humans perceive it can be considered not as a property embedded in a material object meriting what is referred to as direct moral standing, but..."
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