Applied Ethics – Animal Ethics – Lesson 8 – Blood sport and hunting of animals

WATCH: The recorded lesson below READ: The lesson notes EXTRA READING: Article by Sir Roger Scruton https://www.scruton.org/stories/2020/12/18/thoughts-from-a-life-on-hunting RESEARCH: The views of these organisations on fox hunting: 1. The League against cruel sports https://www.league.org.uk/what-we-do/hunting/fox-hunting/ 2. RSPCA https://www.rspca.org.uk/getinvolved/campaign/hunting 3. Find out why The National Trust banned trail hunts on its land in 2020 https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-59420935 WATCH: The video below https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZgnE0oTuHoo […]

Applied Ethics – Animal Ethics – Lesson 7 – Animals as a source of organs

WATCH: The videos below https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rq5k3da_UWkhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1OJ909hDAug WATCH: The recorded lesson below READ: The lesson notes • If you accept that an animal can be bred to supply human organs for transplant, why not breed human clones to supply human organs for transplant? • Read the Pontifical document on Xenotransplantation.Consider whether Christianity has anything distinctive to contribute to this […]

Applied Ethics – Animal Ethics – Lesson 4 – Some Christian views about use of animals

WATCH: The recorded lesson below READ: The lesson notes THINK: Do you think that Andrew Linzey is right? Should Christians be vegetarian or vegan? Make a note of your opinion, with at least 2 reasons to support it. Watch this video and consider Rev Andrew Linzeys arguments.https://www.dailymotion.com/video/x2pj1t The Catechism of the Catholic Church: paragraphs 2417, 2418: […]

Applied Ethics – Animal Ethics – Lesson 3 – Ethical Theory and Animal Ethics

WATCH: The recorded lesson below READ: The lesson notes WATCH: The videos below https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-g4BCaaFmpshttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dr9954kaFBshttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PrvtOWEXDIQhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ovqEDsmsvnc 1. Each ethical theory provides a lense through which to view an ethical dilemma. Which ethical theory do you think would result in the greatest protection of animals? • Natural Moral law• Utilitarianism• Situation Ethics• Virtue Ethics 2. Should natural moral law focus […]