Bernard Rollin, University Distinguished Professor at Colorado State University, is a leading figure in the ethics of agriculture and animals. A philosopher by training, he also holds appointments in biomedical sciences and animal sciences. He is the author of 14 books, including "Animal Rights and Human Morality" and "The Frankenstein Syndrome: Ethical and Social Issues in the Genetic Engineering of Animals." Rollin is an immensely popular lecturer on genetic engineering, veterinary ethics and other topics. He speaks to a wide range of audiences, from medical researchers to ranchers and farmers.ￂﾠ Rollin's lecture was part of the Ethics, Politics, & Society (EPS) Lecture Series, co-sponsored by the Rice University Department of Philosophy.ￂﾠ The EPS series provides a rare opportunity to explore, with some of academia's brightest and most stimulating minds, many of our deepest moral, political and social dilemmas. With a deep commitment to the power of ideas and the value of open and honest debate, this series offers the prospect of making genuine contributions to people's lives.