Ethics, Politics, and Society Lecture Series - Animal Rights as a Mainstream Phenomenon

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.

Speaker Bernard Rollin

When?

Thu, March 2, 2006
9 a.m. - 11 p.m.
(GMT-0500) America/Chicago

Where?

The Baker Institute at Rice University