PHIL 3805 Philosophical Issues Concerning Animals
(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as PHIL 7.2.
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3 hours; 3 credits
Can animals think? Do animals have rights? Examination of such issues as animal consciousness, cognition, intelligence; obligations to animals; pets and pests; vegetarianism; experimentation with animal subjects; genetic engineering of animals; endangered species. Classical and contemporary philosophers.
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