Welfare, Agriculture, and Probability

Speaker: Simon Jenkins, Teaching Fellow University of Birmingham
Time: Sunday, 04:00 PM – 04:30 PM
Room: H1058

This talk will consider some issues of the demarcation between sentience and non-sentience. It will consider some of the problems facing a probabilistic heuristic for making decisions about how to treat potentially sentient beings. As an example, agriculture will be considered as an avenue for reducing suffering in invertebrates.