Animal and Human Health and Welfare: A Comparative by L. Nordenfelt

By L. Nordenfelt

Scientists inside of human and animal technological know-how have largely mentioned the philosophy of medication, yet by no means have either side communicated on their techniques of healthiness, caliber of existence and welfare, with one another. This ebook goals to assist make clear the tough yet crucial notions of healthiness and welfare through evaluating the human and animal versions of those ideas. break up into 3 elements this booklet starts off through featuring a history of a few of the main theories of human future health and welfare, via a close dialogue of theories on animal welfare and overall healthiness. whereas the ultimate a part of the booklet assessments a finished conceptual framework of a holistic variety, which specializes in the individual's skill to accomplish its very important ambitions.

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The balance, if it be on the side of the pleasure, will give the good tendency of the act upon the whole, with respect to the interests of that individual person; if on the side of the pain, the bad tendency of it upon the whole. 6. Take an account of the number of persons whose interests appear to be concerned; and repeat the above process with respect to each. Sum up the numbers expressive of the degrees of the good tendency, which the act has, with respect to each individual, in regard to whom the tendency of it is good upon the whole: do this again with respect to each individual, in regard to whom the tendency of it is bad upon the whole.

First, not all so-called functions are as easily delineated as the distribution of blood in the case of the heart. This function is salient in the sense that the distribution of the blood is necessary for the survival of the organism at all moments of its life. If the heart stops pumping, the organism very soon dies. The distribution of the blood is a strictly necessary condition of the individual’s survival today. One can then very plausibly presume that this was a necessary condition for the survival of humans and previous anthropoids long ago.

Sum up all the values of all pleasures on the one side and those of all pains on the other. The balance, if it be on the side of the pleasure, will give the good tendency of the act upon the whole, with respect to the interests of that individual person; if on the side of the pain, the bad tendency of it upon the whole. 6. Take an account of the number of persons whose interests appear to be concerned; and repeat the above process with respect to each. Sum up the numbers expressive of the degrees of the good tendency, which the act has, with respect to each individual, in regard to whom the tendency of it is good upon the whole: do this again with respect to each individual, in regard to whom the tendency of it is bad upon the whole.

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