Wednesday, January 1, 2014
Episode 28: Animal Rights & UtilitarianismEthics Series, Norm's Conceptual Corner
In this episode, Norm puts on his Peter Singer hat to tell us about animal rights. What is the BPE? Do utilitarians get to eat meat? And can Nick say anthropomorphism? Join us as we talk to the animals in this edition of Norm’s Conceptual Corner.
References and Resources
- Additional download and listening options can be found at www.archve.org
- Want more background on utilitarianism? check out Episode 14: Utilitarianism Part 1 & Episode 15: Utilitarianism Part 2, of our special series on Ethical Theory
- Singer, “All Animals Are Equal”. In Animal Rights and Human Obligations by Singer and Regan. (1989) http://www.animal-rights-library.com/texts-m/singer02.htm
- Frey “Moral Standing, The Value of Lives, and Speciesism”. Internet. http://digitalcommons.calpoly.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1710&context=bts