Some possible topic areas for animal ethics papers
*Evaluation of predation; policing nature?
*Assisting wild animals
*Animal virtue and morality
Rights and Animals
Speciesism and animals
The capabilities approach and animals
Korsgaard’s (and others–Woods?) Kantian defense of animals
Utilitarianism and animals
*Are animals replaceable?
Harming individual animals for the sake of species preservation
*Value of animal life; how bad is painless killing of animals who’ve had a good life?
*Animal psychology and moral status of animals
*Contractarianism and animals (animal inclusive contractarianism)
Read ahead in Palmer book for topics she addresses