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FYSP 106 - Animal Minds & Human Morals


This course may also count for the major in (consult the program or department major requirements) :
SOCI
Semester Offered: First Semester
Credits (Range): 4 hours
Attribute: 4HU, WRi

An interdisciplinary examination of the ethical status of non-human animals. Because they are sentient, animals seem to matter more than chairs or vegetables: they seem to have interests in the sense that things can go well or badly for them. What, precisely, are the psychological capacities of animals? Do the psychological capacities of animals make them appropriate objects of ethical concern? Enrollment Limit: 14
Instructor: T. Ganson
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