Animal Ethics Spring 2008


Joel Marks, Professor, Philosophy, University of New Haven

Advisory Group:

Carol Pollard, Associate Director, Bioethics Center

David H. Smith, Director, Bioethics Center

Wendell Wallach, Chairperson, Technology and Ethics Study Group

Speakers and their topics for our inaugural semester, spring 2008:

January 24
Lori Gruen, Associate Professor of Philosophy and Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies; Director, Ethics in Society Project, Wesleyan University: Animal Ethics: Theory and Practice

February 28
Paul Waldau, Director, Center for Animals and Public Policy, Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine, Tufts University: Animal Ethics as an Academic Field

March 27
Robert C. Jones, Post-Doctoral researcher, Ethics in Society Project, Wesleyan University: Is the Moral Status of Animals Based Only on Their Relations to Humans?

April 24
Clinton R. Sanders, Professor of Sociology, University of Connecticut: Social Interaction between Human and Nonhuman Persons