READING GUIDE FOR ANIMALS AND ETHICS
Peter Singer, All Animals are Equal
Goal: Summarize Singers case against speciesism. Is it persuasive? If not, what step of the
argument or what consideration makes it seem unpersuasive?
1. Singer identifies the goal o
1. Jim Weaver was an independent farmer who made a decent living while providing
adequate living for his pigs interest as well.
Problem in production was since pig farming became more popular, competition arose
causing farmers like Weaver to grow pigs und
The Case for Animal Rights
Ethical Theory Analysis Paper
The rational knowledge behind the truths and principles of the term philosophy, is still
an ongoing controversial topic in todays society. Many definitions are correlated with the basic
Animals in the Military
Lethal versus Non-lethal Use of Animals in the Military
From the beginning of time our military has been reliant on animals as if they
were an actual soldier in battle. From horses that once carried sold
March 20, 2013
Housing for Hogs starts of by stating to its audience how majority of consumers in
America who buy pig meat are oblivious of the torturing conditions that a pig undergoes in order
1.) What parts of Regans thesis does Warren reject? What parts does she agree with?
Explain the two problems that Warren has with Regans argument?
Explain her reason for holding that animals have weaker rights than hu
Outline: Housing for Hogs
Maggie Picolo & Scott Betts
The key question raised by the case is focused on the ethical dispute about the benefits
and costs scrutiny on the factory farming of pigs.
1.) Do you think the moral justificat
February 12, 2013
Class 11 Notes
Marc Bekoff, Deep Ethology, Animal Rights, and the Great Ape/Animal Project
The community of equals and extending the goals of the Great Ape Project: 1) the right to
life, 2) the protection of individual liberty, and 3) t