Workshop on Duties to Animals

Friday, September 30th, 8:30 a.m.
Location: 5 Washington Place, Room 202 New York, NY 10003

The NYU Animal Studies Initiative and Department of Philosophy invite you to attend a workshop with

Christine M. Korsgaard

Arthur Kingsley Porter Professor of Philosophy, Director of Graduate Studies in Philosophy, Harvard University

Duties To Animals

Friday, September 30, 2011
9:00-5:00 pm
5 Washington Place, Room 202
RSVP required.


9:00am Breakfast

9:45am Introductory Remarks
Dale Jamieson
Director of Environmental Studies; Professor of Environmental Studies and Philosophy;
Affiliated Professor of Law, New York University

10:00-12:00pm “Kant’s Argument and Kantian Arguments on Obligations to the Other Animals”
Introduced by Béatrice Longuenesse
Silver Professor of Philosophy, New York University

12:00-1:30pm Lunch Break

1:30-3:30pm “Kantian Approaches to Animals and the Law”
Introduced by Jeremy Waldron
University Professor and Professor of Law, New York University

3:30-4:00pm Coffee Break

4:00-6:00pm “Utilitarian vs. Kantian Approaches to Animal Death and Animal Suffering”
Introduced by Peter Singer
Ira W. DeCamp Professor of Bioethics, University Center for Human Values, Princeton University;
Laureate Professor, University of Melbourne, Centre for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics.

6:00-6:45pm Reception

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