Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 December 2016

256 Pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190278014

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Tense Bees and Shell-Shocked Crabs

Are Animals Conscious?

Michael Tye

  • Discusses the ethical treatment of animals and related issues, including the question of vegetarianism
  • Offers a methodology for dealing with questions regarding nonhuman consciousness
  • Deals with questions of consciousness among complex robots and other non-living entities
  • An evenhanded consideration of several theories of the nature of consciousness