Philosophers and ethicists have long neglected, or treated as a matter of secondary concern, questions that arise from our interaction with other animals. In recent decades, however, that has changed dramatically, and the moral status of non-human animals is now the subject of a lively academic debate. Scientists who work with non-human animals and practicing veterinarians are part of that debate as well, as they are becoming increasingly aware of, and interested in, the distinctly ethical issues at the center of their professions.
The Bangladesh Journal of Bioethics is calling for submissions in any area of animal ethics for a special issue to be published by the end of 2016. Continue reading →