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PHL 442  Ethics and Animals

Semester:
Fall of odd years
Credits:
Total Credits: 3   Lecture/Recitation/Discussion Hours: 3
Restrictions:
Open to juniors or seniors or graduate students.
Description:
Moral standing for non-human animals, basis for human moral obligations to animals, animal's cognitive abilities. Ethics of using animals in specific ways: medical research, for food, in zoos, in the wild and in biotechnology.
Effective Dates:
FALL 2015 - Open