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Record number 368486
Title Animals can't speak for themselves
Author(s) Bos, A.P.; Leenstra, F.R.; Greef, K.H. de
Source V-focus 2008 april (2008). - ISSN 1574-1575 - p. 4 - 5.
Department(s) LR - Backoffice
Livestock Research
Publication type Article in professional journal
Publication year 2008
Keyword(s) dierhouderij - dierenwelzijn - onderzoeksinstituten - ethiek - animal husbandry - animal welfare - research institutes - ethics
Categories Ethics, Bioethics / Animal Health and Welfare
Abstract Who determines what counts as proper animal welfare? There is a widespread expectation that science will deliver a decisive verdict in highly-charged social controversies; but are such expectations justified? The "animal sciences" perspective on animal welfare is certainly significant, but it is not the only viewpoint. Human perspectives and scientific perspectives based on knowledge and observation of animals are complementary
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