Archive for February, 2014

The Rights of Zombies

Monday, February 10th, 2014

An article by Peter at Conscious Entities considers the question of whether philosophical zombies have rights. It seems to me that under most forms of ethical theory that have been attractive to philosophers they would do. Let’s consider them systematically: (a) Teleological theories a.1 – Consequences are Utilities A consequentialist theory – if ...