“Reasonable Humans and Animals,” John Simmons:
Also, re-read Singer's "All Animals Are Equal."
Please also read, in EMP, section 7.4 in the chapter on Utilitarianism entitled "Third Example: Nonhuman animals." This section might have a different number and pages in your version of the book: what's important is that you find the section on animals and read it carefully.
We will watch these two short videos over the next few class periods.
"Their future is in your hands,"
Part 1: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RL7EAxHgO4A
Part 2: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=85tUAsVFyVQ&feature=relmfu
Also available here: http://www.animalaid.org.uk/h/f/CAMPAIGNS/blog//4//?be_id=6
"My friends at the farm":