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Adrian Treves, Francisco J. Santiago-Ávila, and William S. Lynn, Just preservation

Abstract

Treves et al. (2019) argue that policy making should include the interests and well-being of present and future generations of humans and nonhumans. There are deep and abiding conflicts of interest both between and within these groups. Trying to factor in so many considerations is likely to generate political gridlock. The authors need to explain how to avoid this.

Author Biography

Clare Palmer is George T. and Gladys H. Abell Professor of Liberal Arts & Professor of Philosophy at Texas A&M University. Her research interests are in animal ethics, environmental ethics, and the ethics of emerging technologies. Website

Bob Fischer is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Texas State University. He works on issues in animal ethics, consumer ethics, and environmental ethics. Website

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