Eating Meat and Reading Diamond

  • A Gleeson


Here is a very common philosophical opinion: being human plays no important role in moral thinking. Call this the anti-humanist thesis. I argue that a thirty-year old paper by Cora Diamond, ‘Eating Meat and Eating People' (‘EMEP') can help us to see that the anti-humanist thesis is false.

Philosophical Papers Vol. 37 (1) 2008: pp. 157-175

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