David Edmonds (Uehiro Centre, Oxford University) and Nigel Warburton (freelance philosopher/writer) interview top philosophers on a wide range of topics. Two books based on the series have been published by Oxford University Press. We are currently self-funding - donations very welcome via our website http://www.philosophybites.com
February 3rd, 2015
Episode 263 of 311 episodes
Many philosophers argue in favour of the welfare of animals because of their capacity for feeling pain. Harvard philosopherChristine Korsgaardis unusual in using Kantian arguments to defend the status of animals as ends in themselves. She discusses her approach with Nigel Warburtonin this episode of the Philosophy Bites podcast.
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