Should researchers refrain from eating their research subjects? [study]

If you are a researcher studying, say, concrete bridge structures, or microprocessors, then you probably wouldn’t have to be overly concerned about potential criticism from peers regarding the possibility that you might eat your research subjects. But this is not the case for all academic fields. Take for example, ‘Animal Studies’. A 2018 paper published […]

“Is Eating People Wrong?”

– asks Jonathan Harrison, former chair of Philosophy at the University of Nottingham, UK, in his online essay “Is Eating People Wrong?” In which the professor points out that – “Animals that can be eaten are often better taken care of than men, whose artificially induced inedibility provides those responsible for them with no such […]