Rat Genus Rattus
Third assignment (Argument for or against moral obligations)
The purpose of this presentation will be to synthesize the information from the previous assignments (Uses and Impacts and Capabilities ) and information developed through course interaction on normative theory and applied ethical considerations to construct an argument for the moral status that you feel Rat Genus Rattus deserve (or do not deserve) from human beings. Using relevant considerations of the capabilities and interactions present between humans and your research topic animal(s) you should attempt to persuade the audience to endorse your position. You are encouraged to introduce and respond to any salient objections that you see with your position as part of the defense.
The assignment should be 1- 2 pages in length. Again provide a sheet of reference information for the sources.