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Colin A. Chapman and Michael A. Huffman, Why do we want to think humans are different?

Abstract

It is true that one of the harmful consequences of creating categories where one group is unique and superior to others is that it justifies discriminating against the inferior groups. And outright abuse of nonhuman animals is indeed morally unjustifiable. But what is to be done about it?

Author Biography

Helen Kopnina is coordinator of the Sustainable Business program, The Hague University of Applied Science (HHS), Netherlands, and author of over 90 peer-reviewed articles and (co)author and (co)editor of 15 books. She conducts research on environmental sustainability, environmental education and biological conservation. Website



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