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ANIMAL RIGHTS. Ronald F. White, Ph.D. Professor of Philosophy College of Mount St. Joseph. Introduction. Issues. Factory Farming Animal Experimentation Xenografts Zoos Pets. Anthropocentrism. Anthropocentrism- (Human-Centered ) Judeo-Christian Doctrine of Special Creation

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Ronald f white ph d professor of philosophy college of mount st joseph

ANIMAL RIGHTS

Ronald F. White, Ph.D.

Professor of Philosophy

College of Mount St. Joseph



Issues

  • Factory Farming

  • Animal Experimentation

  • Xenografts

  • Zoos

  • Pets


Anthropocentrism
Anthropocentrism

  • Anthropocentrism- (Human-Centered )

    • Judeo-Christian

      • Doctrine of Special Creation

    • Aristotelian

      • Human, Animal, Vegetative Souls

    • Enlightenment

      • Descartes-Automaton Theory

      • Kant-

        • Persons-Direct Duties

        • Property-Indirect Duties


Non anthropocentrism
Non-Anthropocentrism

  • Non-Anthropocentrism (Extentionism)

    • Religious Based (Buddhism)

    • Evolutionary Biology

    • Neuroscience

    • Modern Personhood Theories

      • Consciousness

      • Sentience

      • Self-Awareness

      • Intelligence

    • Peter Singer

      • Mammals and Sentience

      • Speciesism


Small group discussion
Small Group Discussion

  • Are some species of animals worthy of moral consideration? If so, which species and why?

  • Discuss anthropocentric and non-anthropocentric arguments for and against the following:

    • Factory Farming

    • Animal Experimentation

    • Xenografts

    • Zoos

    • Pets

  • Is zealous advocacy in defense of animals morally justified?

  • PETA

  • Are there moral limits to the tactics employed? (Do the ends justify the means?)


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