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Course Overview

Do we have responsibilities toward animals¿to protect them, or to avoid harming them? What should we do when human interests and animals¿ needs conflict? In this course, we will apply ethical reasoning to issues such as raising animals for food, pet rescue policies, using animals in research, and wildlife preservation. We will also analyze the rhetoric employed by animal rights activists and their opponents, and consider whether one can go too far in defending animals.

Credits: 3

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Admissions Requirements

Hearing Undergraduate