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The Philosopher's Zone - Program podcast

ABC Radio National

Society & Culture, Philosophy

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The Philosopher's Zone looks at the world of philosophy and at the world through philosophy. The program addresses the big philosophical questions and arguments. It also explores what philosophical analysis can contribute to our understanding of some of the fundamental and perplexing issues that face the world today.

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The Tommy dilemma: animal right or human privilege?

December 14th, 2014

Episode 99 of 183 episodes

Can Tommy the chimp ever be a person? A landmark legal ruling says no. But are we being speciesist by keeping personhood all to ourselves?

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