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Posts tagged ‘Kant’

Top 10 facts to share about … tulips

Tulips have inspired philosophers, sparked an economic meltdown and have been likened to a turban. Not many plants can claim such a varied cultural history. Read more

Thinking about plants … yes, really

If plants need a champion, then Michael Marder fits the bill. The philosophy professor wants us to consider whether plants are conscious, whether they have rights and if so, how we should behave towards them. Are plants merely there for humans to use how we please? Or do we have some moral or ethical obligation to treat them with respect? Read more