Category Archives: Regan, Tom

Big (Con)Science

Tom Regan talks about moral philosophy and mass culture. Robert Smith discusses the history, the importance, and the perils and rewards of big science in American society. 685 – Big (Con)Science

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Animals and Vivisection

Tom Regan and Nicolaas Rupke discuss the ethics and politics of animal vivisection. Professor Regan is the author of The Case for Animal Rights (the University of California Press). Dr. Rupke is the editor of Vivisection in Historical Perspective (Croom … Continue reading

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Bloomsbury’s Prophet

Tom Regan discusses his study entitled¬†Bloomsbury’s Prophet: The Moral Philosophy of G. E. Moore. Regan is editor of a volume of Moore’s early essays as well. At the time of this interview, Regan, a Fellow at the National Humanities Center … Continue reading

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Philosophy and Public Policy

Tom Regan¬†comments on the role of philosophy in the public discussion of and policy making about animal rights in America. At [6:20], Michael Bayles and Larry Temkin exchange ideas on the philosophical basis of equality in public policy. What contribution … Continue reading

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The Case of Animal Rights

Do animals have rights? To what extent do animals participate in the human moral community? How should humankind view its ethical relationship to animals? Those questions are central to Tom Regan‘s book, The Case for Animal Rights, published in 1983 … Continue reading

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