Where lies the essence that gives a creature value? How do the values compare in a world where animals are such a part or our daily lives. Where do we find the line between being and property?
THE OTHER ANIMALS: One of the most difficult debates among environmental concerns is the issue of THE OTHER ANIMALS. What sort of beings deserve moral status? How ought we treat animals? Do they have moral rights? Activists such as PETER SINGER and TOM REGAN have raised these and many other questions. Others, such as GARY VARNER, have explored the possibility of consensus in resolving the debate. With these views in mind, how would you address this issue of the other animals?