Tag: chimpanzees

Jan 02

Human Rights for Great Apes

Recognition of Self— “Beings who recognize themselves as ‘I’s.’ Those are persons.” Immanuel Kant’s philosophy according to philosophy professor Lori Gruen of Wesleyan University.  Great Apes Deserve Basic Human Rights— The Hominidae, of which humans are one of the four species in the taxonomic family along with chimpanzees, orangutans and gorillas, is dominated by humans …

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