Fish sentience and the precautionary principle

Citation data:

Vol: 1, Issue: 3

Publication Year:
2016
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Repository URL:
https://animalstudiesrepository.org/animsent/vol1/iss3/10
Author(s):
Jones, Robert C.
Tags:
fish sentience; animal pain; animal cognition; animal rights; animal welfare; mind-body problem; Ethics and Political Philosophy; Philosophy of Science
expert opinion description
Key (2016) argues that fish do not feel pain based on neuroanatomical evidence. I argue that Key makes a number of conceptual, philosophical, and empirical errors that undermine his claim.