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Main philosophical approaches [ edit ] Overview Further information: Consequentialism and Deontological ethics There are several philosophical approaches to the issue of animal ethics. The utilitarian approach is exemplified by Peter Singer , professor of bioethics at Princeton University. The deontological approach is represented by theorists such as Tom Regan , professor emeritus of philosophy at North Carolina State University, Mark Rowlands and Gary Francione , professor of law and philosophy at Rutgers School of Law-Newark. The capabilities approach is represented by Martha Nussbaum . The egalitarian approach has been examined by Ingmar Persson and Peter Vallentyne . The virtue ethics approach has been studied by Rosalind Hursthouse . Finally, a pluralistic approach has been considered by Stephen R. L. Clark . Their differences reflect several distinctions
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philosophers draw. One of them is the one between ethical theories that focus upon the consequences of actions, including in them the actions themselves
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