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The Ethics of Producing In Vitro Meat

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The prospect of consumable meat produced in a laboratory setting without the need to raise and slaughter animals is both realistic and exciting. Not only could such in vitro meat become popular due to potential cost savings, but it also avoids many of the ethical and environmental problems with traditional meat productions. However, as with any new technology,in vitro meat is likely to face some detractors.We examine in detail three potential objections: 1) in vitro meat is disrespectful, eit...

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Peer reviewed

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Philosophy
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
St Cross College
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Publisher:
Wiley Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Applied Philosophy
Volume:
31
Issue:
2
Pages:
188–202
Publication date:
2014-02-27
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EISSN:
1468-5930
ISSN:
0264-3758
Language:
English
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uuid:d21392ee-f2ea-4ccd-aea1-be2cd737044e
Deposit date:
2015-06-11

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