New work by Sue Donaldson

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”

New article by Teea Kortetmäki on Climate Veganism

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”

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””

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””

Animal Scholars from the Margins in Journal of Food Law & Policy

Several animal scholars from the margins are published in the most recent issue of Journal of Food Law & Policy. The current issue, which is dedicated to conversations about the dairy industry, includes the following open-access articles: Dairy Tales: Global Portraits of Milk and LawJessica Eisen, Xiaoqian Hu, and Erum Sattar Something to Celebrate?: DemotingContinue reading “Animal Scholars from the Margins in Journal of Food Law & Policy”

Dr. Cheryl Abbate Publishes Article on “Nonculpably Ignorant Meat Eaters & Epistemically Unjust Meat Producers”

Dr. Cheryl Abbate, assistant professor of philosophy at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, published an article “Nonculpably Ignorant Meat Eaters & Epistemically Unjust Meat Producers” in Social Epistemology Review and Reply Collective. This article is a response to Bob Fischer’s essay “Are Meat-Eaters Epistemically Unlucky?,” which he wrote in reply to Abbate’s paper “TheContinue reading “Dr. Cheryl Abbate Publishes Article on “Nonculpably Ignorant Meat Eaters & Epistemically Unjust Meat Producers””

New article “Cat got your tongue? Free speech, democracy and Australia’s ‘ag-gag’ laws” by Dr. Katharine Gelber & Dr. Siobhan O’Sullivan (August 2020)

Dr. Katharine Gelber , Professor of Politics and Public Policy at the University of Queensland, & Dr. Siobhan O’Sullivan, lecturer in social policy at UNSW and host of the Knowing Animals podcast, published an article titled “Cat got your tongue? Free speech, democracy and Australia’s ‘ag-gag’ laws” in Australian Journal of Political Science. Abstract: In recent yearsContinue reading “New article “Cat got your tongue? Free speech, democracy and Australia’s ‘ag-gag’ laws” by Dr. Katharine Gelber & Dr. Siobhan O’Sullivan (August 2020)”

Shira Shmuely publishes article on “Alfred Wallace’s Baby Orangutan: Game, Pet, Specimen”

Shira Shmuely, postdoctoral fellow at Tel Aviv University (Cohn Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science and Ideas), published an article, “Alfred Wallace’s Baby Orangutan: Game, Pet, Specimen,” in Journal of the History of Biology. Abstract: Alfred Russell Wallace’s The Malay Archipelago, published in 1869, is a classic text in natural history and theContinue reading “Shira Shmuely publishes article on “Alfred Wallace’s Baby Orangutan: Game, Pet, Specimen””

Saskia Stucki publishes article on “Towards a Theory of Legal Animal Rights: Simple and Fundamental Rights” (June 2020)

Saskia Stucki, Senior Research Fellow at Max Planck Institute, published a paper Towards a Theory of Legal Animal Rights: Simple and Fundamental Rights in Oxford Journal of Legal Studies. Abstract: With legal animal rights on the horizon, there is a need for a more systematic theorisation of animal rights as legal rights. This article addressesContinue reading “Saskia Stucki publishes article on “Towards a Theory of Legal Animal Rights: Simple and Fundamental Rights” (June 2020)”

L. Syd Johnson publishes article “The Road Not Mapped: The Neuroethics Roadmap on Research with Nonhuman Primates” (July 2020)

L. Syd Johnson, Associate Professor of Philosophy & Bioethics at SUNY Upstate Medical University, published an article, “The Road Not Mapped: The Neuroethics Roadmap on Research with Nonhuman Primates,” in AJOB Neuroscience. Article abstract: We have arrived at an inflection point, a moment in history when the sentience, consciousness, intelligence, agency, and even the moralContinue reading “L. Syd Johnson publishes article “The Road Not Mapped: The Neuroethics Roadmap on Research with Nonhuman Primates” (July 2020)”