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Ethics & Animals in Modern Philosophy

Ethics & Animals

The Brown Bag Lunch Series returns in Spring 2014 with the topic of Ethics & Animals. Each event will be led by Eva Kort, a lecturer in the Philosophy Department, and discussion will revolve around the place of animals and the surrounding ethics in modern philosophy. Each session will focus on the views of a different philosopher (listed below) and how they can offer insight on ethics and animals. All three installments will take place at 11:30 a.m. in Edwards 101.

Spring 2014:

2/11/2014                  René Descartes, the 17th century French philosopher

3/4/2014                    John Locke, the 17th century British philosopher

4/1/2014                    Immanuel Kant, the 18th century German philosopher