Sue Donaldson, independent researcher and research associate at Queen’s University, recently published a paper titled “Animal Agora” in Social Theory and Practice. Here’s the abstract: Many theorists of the ‘political turn’ in animal rights theory emphasize the need for animals’ interests to be considered in political decision-making processes, but deny that this requires self-representation andContinue reading “New work by Sue Donaldson”
Teea Kortetmäki, postdoc researcher on environmental social sciences at University of Jyväskylä, and her co-author Markku Oksanen recently published a paper titled “Is There a Convincing Case for Climate Veganism?” in Agriculture and Human Values. Here’s the abstract: Climate change compels us to rethink the ethics of our dietary choices and has become an interestingContinue reading “New article by Teea Kortetmäki on Climate Veganism”
A new book by Dr. Marian Stamp Dawkins, biologist and professor of ethology at the University of Oxford, titled The Science of Animal Welfare: Understanding What Animals Want will be released in March 2021. You can pre-order it on Amazon. Here’s the book description: What is animal welfare? Why has it proved so difficult toContinue reading “New book by Marian Stamp Dawkins on “What Animals Want””
Dr. Angie Pepper Publishes Article on “Glass Panels and Peepholes: Nonhuman Animals and the Right to Privacy”
Dr. Angie Pepper, Lecturer in the School of Humanities at University of Roehampton, published an article titled “Glass Panels and Peepholes: Nonhuman Animals and the Right to Privacy” in Pacific Philosophical Quarterly. Here is the abstract: “In this paper, I defend the claim that many sentient nonhuman animals have a right to privacy. I beginContinue reading “Dr. Angie Pepper Publishes Article on “Glass Panels and Peepholes: Nonhuman Animals and the Right to Privacy””
This week, November 16-21, there are a number of talks with animal ethicist from the margins. Check them out! November 16th: SSEA Talk: The Concept of Death and the Ethics of Killing Animals (with Susana Monsó) November 16th: Bitesize Animal Law series: Ecocide and Protection of Animal Habitats (with Debbie Legge) November 16th: Animal RightsContinue reading “Virtual Events with Scholars from the Margins!”
Friday, November 6th (3:00 Pacific Time), Dr. Cheryl Abbate, assistant professor of philosophy at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, will give a public virtual talk on moral responsibility for meat eating in the COVID-19 era. All are welcome to attend. Click here to register for the event. Here is the event description: COVID-19 isContinue reading “Virtual event tomorrow (Nov. 6th) on meat eating & COVID-19 with Dr. Cheryl Abbate”
lauren Ornelas on undercover investigations, exposing food deserts in vulnerable communities, and vegan food accessibility
lauren Ornelas, founder of the Food Empowerment Project, was recently featured on the Hope for the Animals Podcast. Click here to hear Ornelas discuss undercover investigations of animal agriculture, exposing food deserts in vulnerable communities, vegan food accessibility, child slave labor in the chocolate industry, and more.
Dr. Karen Davis, President and Founder of United Poultry Concerns, will give a free virtual talk on Living One TOMORROW (Sunday, Oct. 4th: 12pm PDT) on “Life in the Absence of Animal Exploitation.” Sign up for the talk here.
Dr. Susana Monsó publishes article on “Death is common, so is understanding it: the concept of death in other species”
Dr. Susana Monsó (post-doctoral fellow at the Messerli Research Institute in Vienna), published a paper (co-authored with Antonio J. Osuna-Mascaró) titled “Death is common, so is understanding it: the concept of death in other species” in Synthese. Here is the abstract: Comparative thanatologists study the responses to the dead and the dying in nonhuman animals.Continue reading “Dr. Susana Monsó publishes article on “Death is common, so is understanding it: the concept of death in other species””
Drs. Heather Fraser, Nik Taylor and Damien W. Riggs on ” Victims/Survivors of Family and Domestic Violence in Diverse, Multispecies Households”
Drs. Heather Fraser, Nik Taylor and Damien W. Riggs published a Centre for Justice Briefing paper titled “Victims/Survivors of Family and Domestic Violence in Diverse, Multispecies Households.” In this paper, the authors explore the unique issues that arise for LGBTQ people and their nonhuman companions when LGBTQ people find themselves in abusive relationships.
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