In this fresh and powerfully argued book, Mark Bernstein identifies the qualities that make an entity deserving of moral consideration. It is frequently assumed that only (normal) human beings count. Bernstein argues instead for qexperientialismq--the view that having conscious experiences is necessary and sufficient for moral standing. He demonstrates that this position requires us to include many non-human animals in our moral realm, but not to the extent that many deep ecologists champion.An Essay on Who Morally Matters San Antonio Mark H. Bernstein Associate Professor of Philosophy University of Texas. and totally subjective: to the extent that the individual feels good, his life is going well, and to the extent that he feels anbsp;...
|Title||:||On Moral Considerability : An Essay on Who Morally Matters|
|Author||:||San Antonio Mark H. Bernstein Associate Professor of Philosophy University of Texas|
|Publisher||:||Oxford University Press, USA - 1998-10-23|