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Mylan Engel

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– Biography:
– Born in Alabama, educated at Vanderbilt University and the University of Arizona
– Hired by Northern Illinois University in 1988
– Specializes in epistemology, philosophy of religion, Thomas Reid, animal ethics, and environmental ethics
– Moral vegetarian (vegan) advocating refraining from eating meat
– Contributed to the study of animal rights and edited “The Moral Rights of Animals”

– Selected Publications:
– “Fishy Reasoning and the Ethics of Eating” in “Between the Species”
– “The Moral Rights of Animals” published by Lexington Books in 2016
– Contribution on vegetarianism in “The Encyclopedia of Global Bioethics”
– Work on animal ethics in “Tierethik, Tierrechte und moralische Integrität”
– Various contributions to philosophical journals on topics like epistemology and ethics

– See Also:
– American philosophy
– List of American philosophers

– References:
– Faculty member at NIU since 2002
– Notable works include “The Immorality of Eating Meat”
– Reviewed in “Essays in Philosophy”

– External Links:
– Faculty web page at Northern Illinois University
– Video lecture on animal rights at the University of Heidelberg
– Article on the immorality of eating meat
– List of philosophers and activists related to animal rights
– Mention in various vegetarianism-related publications

Mylan Engel (Wikipedia)

Mylan Engel Jr. (born 1960) is a full professor of philosophy at Northern Illinois University in DeKalb.

Mylan Engel
Born1960 (age 63–64)
Era21st-century philosophy
RegionWestern philosophy
SchoolAnalytic philosophy
Main interests
Philosophy of religion
Animal rights
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