Tom Regan: A Celebration

The year 2011 marked the 35th anniversary of the publication of Tom Regan’s note, “McCloskey on Why Animals Cannot Have Rights” (Philosophical Quarterly, 1976). This brief article contained the seeds of what would become a controversial, influential, and widely discussed book, The Case for Animal Rights.

To mark the occasion, the NC State Philosophy and Religious Studies Department joined with the College of Humanities and Social Sciences to host a workshop on Regan’s philosophy of animal rights. All meetings were held at NC State U. between 9:00 am – 3:30 pm on April 15 and 16, 2011.

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Contributed Papers and Other Conference Documentation

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These slides played on continuous loop on the CHASS TV monitors throughout the campus during the two days of the Regan Celebration.