Minds, Morality and AgencyThe Institute of Art and Ideas
What you'll learn on the course
Minds of Others
Rights for Life
- Part One: The Minds of OthersFrom emotion to beliefs, how do we delve into the minds of animals? Do they explore ours?
- Part Two: Rights for LifeWhat rights should animals have? Should their interests not be overridden by human concerns?
- Part Three: Can Animals Be Moral?Do animals act with compassion? If animals are moral, what would it mean for humanity?
Suggested Further Readings
A selection of further readings has been suggested by Professor Rowlands as part of this course.
Our editors have brought together a range of content from across IAI.tv which explore the ideas in this course.
- Mark Rowlands
Miami-based philosopher Rowlands is most widely known for his best-selling memoir, The Philosopher and the Wolf, about the decade he spent living and travelling with the wild canine of the title.