Los derechos homínidos. Una defensa ecuménica


  • Paula Casal ICREA y Universidad Pompeu Fabra
DOI: https://doi.org/10.6018/daimon/217741
Palabras clave: Derecho animal, derecho natural, teoría del status, teoría electiva de los derechos, derechos humanos.


Hay quien rechaza los derechos homínidos o simios afirmando que son fruto de una confusión conceptual. Sin embargo, aunque hay muchas disputas filosóficas acerca de si existen los derechos naturales o los derechos positivos, sobre la plausibilidad de las teorías del status y la elección, o sobre la concepción de los derechos como triunfos o constricciones, la opinión mayoritaria en todos esos debates es perfectamente compatible con el concepto de derechos simios. De hecho, los derechos homínidos pueden defenderse desde cualquier posición en esos debates e incluso desde cualquier combinación de posiciones en esos debates. Quienes están confundidos sobre los derechos son  quienes niegan esta compatibilidad.


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Biografía del autor/a

Paula Casal, ICREA y Universidad Pompeu Fabra

Paula Casal is an ICREA Research Professor at the Law Department of University Pompeu Fabra. She was previously a Reader in Moral and Political Philosophy at Reading University, and Lecturer at Keele University (1996-2004). She was also Fellow in Ethics at Harvard University (1999-2000), Keele Junior Research Fellow, also at Harvard (2000-1), Hoover Fellow at Université Catholique de Louvain (2001-02), and Leverhulme Research Fellow at Oxford University (2002-3). Her work has appeared in such journals as Ethics, Economics and Philosophy, Journal of Medical Ethics, Journal of Political Philosophy, Journal of Moral Philosophy and Political Studies. She is an Associate Editor of Politics, Philosophy and Economics (PPE), an editor of Law Ethics and Philosophy (LEAP), President of the Great Ape Project-Spain (GAP) and Board Member of Academics Stand Against Poverty (ASAP).


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Cómo citar
Casal, P. (2018). Los derechos homínidos. Una defensa ecuménica. Daimon Revista Internacional de Filosofia, (73), 7–25. https://doi.org/10.6018/daimon/217741