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The Moral Status of Animals

Bernie Rollin discusses philosophical theories and how they apply to arguments about the moral status of animals. He shares stories about applying these theories to the realities of an animal care system at Colorado State University. (April, 2014)

Topics include:

0:10:56 The moral status of animals (Watch excerpt)
0:14:02 Swine Barns
0:31:13 Students protest extreme use of animals in labs (Watch excerpt)
0:43:36 The logistics of decision making regarding animal use (Watch excerpt)
0:48:48 Scientists and assumptions
0:57:32 Temple Grandin at Colorado State University (Watch excerpt)