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Self-Quizzes

  1. Cohen asserts that animals are not members of
      a. A species
      b. A biological community
      c. A moral community
      d. The community of the living
  2. Cohen says that on utilitarian grounds, to refrain from using animals in biomedical research is morally wrong.
      a. True
      b. False
  3. Cohen believes that one can coherently object to the killing of animals in biomedical research while continuing to eat them.
      a. True
      b. False
  4. Cohen says that animals ought not to be made to suffer needlessly.
      a. True
      b. False
  5. Cohen rejects speciesism.
      a. True
      b. False
  6. Biocentrism affirms the principle that all living things have some degree of moral status.
      a. True
      b. False
  7. Mary Anne Warren says that the rights of humans can be stronger than those of animals because humans’ interests are often weightier than animals’ interests.
      a. True
      b. False
  8. R.G. Frey says that the argument from suffering shows that meat eating is immoral and that the treatment animals receive as they are turned into food is immoral.
      a. True
      b. False
  9. Biocentric egalitarianism implies that an onion, a rat, a panda, and a man have equal inherent worth and deserve equal respect.
      a. True
      b. False
  10. James Rachels argues against vegetarianism.
      a. True
      b. False
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