Chapman, Colin A. and Huffman, Michael A. (2019) Diversity on human difference: Unanimity on human responsibility. Animal Sentience 23(51)
Colin A. Chapman and Michael A. Huffman, Why do we want to think humans are different?
Further commentaries on our original target article add important new points and expand our understanding of the differences between animals, particularly between non-human and human primates. But whether they affirm or deny that humans are unique, all commentators agree that our special abilities mean we should be taking responsibility for the care of nature and the plants and animals it supports. We ask: is humankind doing this?