En mi circo no hay monos: perspectivas filosóficas hacia una prohibición legal de circos con animales en Sudáfrica


  • Yolandi Coetser Profesora en la Facultad de Filosofía (North West University, Sudáfrica).



Palabras clave:

Animales de circo, derecho animal, Sudáfrica, protección animal, reforma del derecho animal


Aunque Sudáfrica ha servido, en ocasiones, como santuario para animales de circo jubilados de otras partes del mundo, en este país sigue siendo legal tener animales en los circos. Este artículo explora la evidencia científica acerca de los animales en los circos, sugiriendo que tienen vidas que "no valen la pena". Se discuten varias razones filosóficas que sustentan un argumento a favor de la prohibición del uso de todos los animales en circos. El documento aboga, en consecuencia, por enmendar la legislación primaria o segundaria para prohibir de manera efectiva los circos con animales en Sudáfrica.


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Biografía del autor/a

Yolandi Coetser , Profesora en la Facultad de Filosofía (North West University, Sudáfrica).

Profesora en la Facultad de Filosofía (North West University, Sudáfrica). Especializada en filosofía social y filosofía medioambiental.


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Cómo citar

Coetser , Y. (2023). En mi circo no hay monos: perspectivas filosóficas hacia una prohibición legal de circos con animales en Sudáfrica. DALPS (Derecho Animal-Animal Legal and Policy Studies), 1, 134–171. https://doi.org/10.36151/DALPS.006