Investigating a non-religious worldview: what is sentientism?
- Jamie Woodhouse’s Sentientism website
- Scottish Animal Welfare Commission report on the principles for ascribing sentience to animals and case study of the evidence for sentience in cephalopods.
- Definitions of sentience
- What is sentience and where is it found? (The Humane League) This article explains sentience clearly and refers to historical views as well as recent scientific studies. It also deals with the scientific findings relating to different types of animals. Highlights that our understanding of the sentience of other animals is continually evolving.
- Cambridge Declaration on Consciousness
- 7.2 Who or what matters most? Picture card sort
- 7.3 Timeline of key thinkers on sentience (2 sheets)
- 7.4 Think PINC worksheet. Thought experiment on subejct: ‘The majority of people in the UK become sentientists’
Student pages: pp 32-33
- 7.1 Interview with Jamie Woodhouse, sentientist (pp. 32-33)