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Why we should reject the view that nonhuman animals can’t be sentient


  This is a new text considering the arguments that are most commonly used to claim that nonhuman animals are not sentient, and the reasons to reject those arguments. This paper complements the others that you may find at our website section about animal sentience, which explains what are the criteria to infer that a being is sentient, which beings are likely to be sentient and what the problem of consciousness is, among other issues. Most of us believe and act on the assumption that other humans are conscious based on their observable behavior.... Read more

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