Rats are us | Curio

Rats are us

24 mins | Jul 11, 2020

Why don't they get the same ethical protections as primates? For the York Research Chair in Animal Minds and York University of Toronto's professor of philosophy, Kristin Andrews, rats are sentient beings with rich emotional lives — precisely the reason why scientists are killing them in their droves. In this essay for Aeon magazine, she explores further.

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