16 - Is personhood the only status worth moral consideration?

Thu, Mar 09

Today we will be discussing personhood and moral status. How do we define it, and might we apply it to AI or other non-human entities, including even lakes. 

 

Lecture slides can be found here

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Moral circle expansion: should animals, plants, and robots have the same rights as humans?, Sigal Samuel, VOX

Federal Judge Strikes Down ‘Lake Erie Bill of Rights', Nicole Pallotta, Animal Legal Defense Fund (OPTIONAL)

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