New work by Angela Martin on Preventing Zoonotic Emerging Disease Outbreaks

Philosopher Dr. Angela Martin (based with a Swiss National Science Foundation PRIMA-Grant at the University of Basel) and her co-author Salome Dürr recently published a paper titled “Preventing Zoonotic Emerging Disease Outbreaks: The Need to Complement One Health with Ethical Considerations” in Journal of Applied Animal Ethics Research. Here’s the abstract: Human encroachment on theContinue reading “New work by Angela Martin on Preventing Zoonotic Emerging Disease Outbreaks”

New work by Angie Pepper and Kristin Voigt on COVID-19 and the Future of Zoos

Drs. Angie Pepper (Lecturer in Philosophy at the University of Roehampton) and Kristin Voigt ( Assistant Professor of Philosophy at McGill) have a forthcoming paper on “COVID-19 and the Future of Zoos” in Les Ateliers de l’éthique/The Ethics Forum. You can read Dr. Pepper’s detailed summary of the paper here. Here’s the abstract: The COVID-19Continue reading “New work by Angie Pepper and Kristin Voigt on COVID-19 and the Future of Zoos”

New work by Dr. Cheryl Abbate on Feline Liberty

Dr. Cheryl Abbate, Assistant Professor of Philosophy at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, recently published a paper titled “Re-defending Feline Liberty: a Response to Fischer” in Acta Analytica. Here’s the abstract: In response to my (2019) defense of house-based, free-roaming cats, Bob Fischer (Acta Analytica 35 (3): 463–468, 2020) argues that cat guardians haveContinue reading “New work by Dr. Cheryl Abbate on Feline Liberty”

New work by Susana Monsó and Judith Benz-Schwarzburg on dog cognition and ethics

Judith Benz-Schwarzburg (Senior Researcher at the Messerli Institute) and Susana Monsó (Lise Meitner fellow at the Messerli Research Institute) recently published a paper titled “How dogs perceive humans and how humans should treat their pet dogs: Linking cognition with ethics” in Frontiers in Psychology. Here’s the abstract: Humans interact with animals in numerous ways andContinue reading “New work by Susana Monsó and Judith Benz-Schwarzburg on dog cognition and ethics”

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. Click here to listen to a Knowing Animals interview-podcast with Donaldson about this paper. Here’s the abstract: Many theorists of the ‘political turn’ in animal rights theory emphasize the need for animals’ interestsContinue 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””