Cecilia, first chimpanzee released by Habeas Corpus

http://www.projetogap.org.br/en/noticia/cecilia-first-chimpanzee-released-by-habeas-corpus/

“Next week, the first chimpanzee in the world who has been released from captivity in a zoo through a human legal instrument, Habeas Corpus, will arrive at Guarulhos airport, in São Paulo, from Mendoza, Argentina.

Cecília, who is the only survivor of a group of four chimpanzees who lived in the Mendoza Zoo, Argentina, already has a reserved space in the Great Primates Sanctuary of Sorocaba, affiliated to the GAP Project, where she must live the rest of her days, with the company of other 50 chimpanzees.”

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This website contains the reading material for CCHU9005 Food and Values, a common core course at the University of Hong Kong.

Course topics

  • Philosophy – What is the philosophy of food?
  • Values – Three different types of values
  • Meat – Is it wrong to eat animals?
  • Hunger – Do we have a duty to help starving people?
  • GM food – How should food technology be regulated?
  • Drugs – Why is it wrong to take drugs?
  • Art – Can food be art? What is art?
  • Taste – Is taste entirely subjective?
  • Eating – Eat to live, or live to eat?

During the course we might also watch one or two movies.