Kant and animal testing

The Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986 sets out what makes animal experimentation legal. It begins by outlining those animals that fall under its jurisdiction. Namely it is a non-human vertebrate that has a level of independence, which it stipulates as the ability to feed itself, it also holds that the animal in question is alive… Continue reading Kant and animal testing

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Taking the scenic route

Can we use established theories of aesthetics to guide our thoughts on how we view nature? Despite the gulf between the created and the natural there are models that seek to draw upon conventions in aesthetic appreciation of art and use them with aesthetic appreciation of the environment. It seems that our standard approach: “we… Continue reading Taking the scenic route