Beyond least harm

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And to close out this afternoon’s barrage of lunchtime entries is a paper that was submitted to the January 2003 Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics titled “Least harm: a defense of vegetarianism from Steven Davis’ omnivorous proposal.” The paper looks at Steven Davis’ assertion that while current factory farming systems must change, “vegan diets are not bloodless diets… millions of animals die every year to provide products used in vegan diets.”

Warning: lots of numbers and logic criticisms ahead, but certainly worth comparing with Davis’ original argument.

One Response to “Beyond least harm”

  1. carvingCode

    Missing the point of “least harm”

    Thanks to Ryan who maintains the veg blog for the proving an entry to an interesting paper Least harm: a defense of vegetarianism from Steven Davis’s omnivorous proposal.

    A quote that got my…

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