Template:Infobox person Bernard E. Rollin is an American philosopher, currently professor of philosophy, animal sciences, and biomedical sciences at Colorado State University.[1]

Rollin specializes in animal rights and the philosophy of consciousness, and is the author of a number of influential books in the field, including Animal Rights and Human Morality (1981), The Unheeded Cry: Animal Consciousness, Animal Pain and Scientific Change (1988), Farm Animal Welfare (1995), and Science and Ethics (2006). He is also co-editor of the two-volume, The Experimental Animal in Biomedical Research (1989 and 1995). He published his memoir in 2011, Putting the Horse Before Descartes.[1]

He was prominently featured in the film about speciesism, "The Superior Human?" (2012), in which he dissects the ideology of René Descartes to help show that animals can think and feel.[2]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 B.E. Rollin, Department of Philosophy, Colorado State University.
  2. "The Superior Human?", official website.

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