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A neologism coined by those who view the use of animals in research as a wrong akin to sexism and racism

species-ism

Popular science A neologism coined by animal rights activists, who view use of animals in research as a crime. See Animal rights activism, Animal Welfare Act.
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Especially after the Australian philosopher Peter Singer's extensive discussion of the term in his Animal Liberation (1975), animal rights philosophers and animal studies scholars began to use speciesism thoroughly as part of their argument to emphasise the inapt human bias against animals.
This exhibits in their actions, if not in their words, their agreement with the above position on a certain but significant measure of speciesism.
Though Jae shines a spotlight, with some effect, on speciesism, sexism, and homophobia, the depiction of Sepharon society lacks enough depth to provide context, making the Sepharon ultimately seem very human.
Torpe pero mas atractivo, Speciesism (2013) aborda su tema con ligereza y humor.
Anthropocentrism and speciesism are unsurprisingly central to Audubon's vision, and they can also be seen as different manifestations of the discourses which, in Walcott's Caribbean, have sustained colonialism, the practice of slavery, the destruction of the environment and, more broadly, as Val Plumwood insists, the obliteration or occlusion of alternative modes of understanding the interplay between humans and nonhumans (Plummer 2001).
Significantly, the first and longest essay, which lends its title to the collection, 'What Animals Teach Us About Politics', expends a small amount of time on such a programmatic, leaving it to the final piece 'Six Theses on the Animal to be Avoided' to specify some concrete proposals (concerning the inadequacies of human speciesism, posthumanism, the (fallacious) priority of the symbolic, or the environment, or the inorganic).
If speciesism is understood as a psychological prejudice--the tendency of an individual human agent to disregard the interests of animals--then this fact is extremely difficult to explain.
Addressing prominent voices that would lay the blame for speciesism at Christianity's door, C.
Ecofeminist theorists consider the interconnections between sexism, the domination of nature, racism, speciesism and other social inequalities" (1).
El termino speciesism proviene de especie, asi como racismo proviene de raza.
I think one of the weak sides of the legal approach here is that we are focusing too much on cognitive superstars like chimpanzees," says Paul Waldau, an anthrozoology professor at Canisius College in Buffalo, NY, who has written several books on animal rights and speciesism.
He parodies the folly of speciesism and advocates biotic equality and the intrinsic value of nature--both of which are key ideas of modern ecology.