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Animal Ethics
A decision cube can be used when considering whether or not an experiment is worth
carrying out: i.e. whether the outcome benefit of the experiment justifies the cost of using
animals within the particular experiment. Bateson (1988) suggested using a decision cube
when carrying out a cost-benefit analysis…

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Ethical Disadvantages
Animal suffering ­ we cannot assume that we know about different animal's wellbeing
or suffering. Dawkins (1980) observed that confinement may cause mental suffering even
when there is no physical suffering. Singer (1976) saw animal experiments as a form of
discrimination whilst Gray (1987) argued the suffering experience…


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