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Unformatted text preview: Descartes, in discussion/argument. Picked up a cat and threw it out if a tall window and his point was that the cat is just a machine that only has a mental life. How could the cat feel pain? Some ways it could be true that we have a good enough reason: 1) Animals’ experiences of pain aren’t that bad and not as intense 2)Not accompanied by unhappiness about the pain 3) Animals’ pains don’t matter very much 4) What we get from eating animals is very important 15:30 15:30...
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- Spring '08