Courtesy US Fish & Wildlife Service
Chairperson: Susan Kopp, DVM, Bioethics Center Scholar, Professor of Health Science, LaGuardia Community College Veterinary Technology Program, City University of New York
The Animal Ethics study group at the Yale Bioethics Center was formed in response to both the moral imperative to delve deeper into the human treatment of other animals and the theoretical challenge to give nonhuman animals their due in ethics. While many people have passionate opinions about animal ethics issues, they can be diametrically opposed: from seeing nonhuman animals as strictly subservient to human purposes to conceptualizing them as full rights-bearing members of the moral community. Our group is dedicated to addressing the gamut of questions from all points of view, with presenters drawn from a broad interdisciplinary spectrum.
The study group sponsors two events: an invited research seminar for faculty and allied professionals and a public lecture series around related animal ethics issues.
Public lectures will be held at 238 Prospect St at 4:15 PM unless otherwise noted. Please see the schedule below. All are welcome.
For more information on the study group seminar, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Below is our list of dates for the academic year 2014-2015:
APRIL 16 or 23
Climate Change and Impact on Wildlife: A Topic Centered Discussion
Speakers and topics from previous years: