Question on some other uses of animals (besides food)

1.         What is the LD50 test?

2.         Make the strongest case you can in favor of animal experimentation and not the strongest case you can against it. In your opinion, which side has the stronger argument? Why?

3.         Assess the ethical issues involved in hunting. Is hunting morally permissible (praiseworthy?) or not?

4.         What is one reason for thinking hunters are good environmentalists and one reason for thinking they are not?

5.         Describe how good zoos differ from bad zoos. Be specific. What is the strongest argument for the existence of zoos? What is the strongest criticism of zoos? Should elephants be kept in zoos?

6.         Explain Peta’s argument against the institution of pet ownership. Do you agree with their arguments? Why or why not?