By | November 22, 2021
Bernard Elliot Rollin Death

Bernard Elliot Rollin Death – An American philosopher Bernard Elliot Rollin has passed away in Fort Collins, Colorado, on Friday, November 19, 2021. Rollin died at the 78. He was a emeritus professor of philosophy, animal sciences, and biomedical sciences at Colorado State University. Rollin joined Colorado State University’s department of philosophy in 1969.

Bernard Elliot Rollin was born in Brooklyn, New York, in 1943. In 1964, he attended the City College of New York where he recieved his B.A in philosophy also, his Ph.D. from Columbia University in 1972. Rollin specialized in animal rights and the philosophy of consciousness, and was the author of a number of influential books in the field. Elliot Rollin’s first books were among the first ones about animal ethics at the time, included Animal Rights and Human Morality (1981), published two years before Tom Regan’s The Case for Animal Rights, and The Unheeded Cry: Animal Consciousness, Animal Pain and Scientific Change (1988).

He was prominently featured in the film about speciesism, The Superior Human?, in which he analyzes the ideology of RenĂ© Descartes to help show that animals can think and feel. Rollin was a member of the Scientific Expert Advisory Council (SEAC), for Australian animal welfare group Voiceless, the animal protection institute. SEAC is a group of academics from around the world who assist Voiceless in the production of quality research and publications which expose legalized animal cruelty and inform public debate. Rollin’s cause of death has not been made known to the public.

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