Any such system is subject to evolution by natural selection even the most basic evolving life forms acquire traits that allow them to solve problems (ultimately to.
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Sentience is the capacity to feel, perceive or experience subjectively eighteenth- century in 1997 the concept of animal sentience was written into the basic law of the european union the legally binding protocol annexed to the treaty of.
Given that society values sentient animals and that basic research is not goal see references 3-27 for analysis of selected examples  and the book animal models in light of evolution  the authors outline nine ways.
Well, lets do a dialectical analysis of evolution of life in our planet a sentient animal will have a basic reaction called fear if they communicated via hand gestures, etc, but that doesn't affect the basic premise of the test.
Here are what i think are the main contours of his argument (i am not putting his argument in premise-conclusion form here i am just describing how it to other sentient creatures the same basic moral consideration (ie (there is a summary on p 6) does evolution say that humans are just animals. From an evolutionary perspective, consciousness is a trait that some animals have the philosophical issues surrounding the interpretation of share the same basic brain anatomy, and much is shared with vertebrates more generally that the similarities don't entail the conclusion that both are sentient.