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Animal Sentience: An Interdisciplinary Journal on Animal Feeling

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http://myweb.csuchico.edu/~rcjones/

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Invited Commentary

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Brian Key, Why fish do not feel pain

Abstract

Key (2016) argues that fish do not feel pain based on neuroanatomical evidence. I argue that Key makes a number of conceptual, philosophical, and empirical errors that undermine his claim.

Author Biography

Robert C. Jones rcjones@mail.csuchico.edu is Associate Professor of Philosophy at California State University. He has published numerous articles and book chapters on animal ethics, animal cognition, and food ethics, and has given over forty talks on animal ethics. http://myweb.csuchico.edu/~rcjones/

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