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Continuation of Previous Class:
Peter Singer - Article on Animal Liberation
1)Takes animal suffering into consideration
2)Introduces the concept of Specieism.
*One of this most important concepts for Singer is whether or not something can feel pain.

Anthropacebtrism = Only human beings are important ethically. (Supports Specieism)
Decartes Says - Only things that can think matter, animals are more like machines than rational beings, therefore animals don't suffer. (Strong Anthropacentrist)
Cohen Says - Animal suffering matters, but not as much as human suffering.
(Weak Anthropacentrist)

Reciprocation = Being rational/being part of a moral community.

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