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””

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””

Dr. Zoei Sutton on the ethical problems with keeping other animals as “pets”

Dr.  Zoei Sutton, sociologist at the University of Adelaide in Australia, was interviewed on the Always for Animal Rights radio show & podcast about the need for “Emancipatory Animal Sociology” and the ethical problems with keeping other animals as “pets.” Click here to listen to the interview.

Dr. Elizabeth Cherry publishes new book “For the Birds: Protecting Wildlife through the Naturalist Gaze” (September 2020)

Dr. Elizabeth Cherry, Associate Professor of Sociology at Manhatten College, published a new book titled For the Birds: Protecting Wildlife through the Naturalist Gaze (Rutgers University Press). It has been awarded the 2020 Award for Distinguished Book from the Animals & Society Section of the American Sociological Association. The book will be available on SeptemberContinue reading “Dr. Elizabeth Cherry publishes new book “For the Birds: Protecting Wildlife through the Naturalist Gaze” (September 2020)”

Dr. Katja Guenther publishes new book on “The Lives and Deaths of Shelter Animals” (August 2020)

Dr. Katja M. Guenther, Associate Professor of Gender and Sexuality Studies at the University of California, Riverside, published a book titled The Lives and Deaths of Shelter Animals (Stanford University Press). Guenther also recently authored the article “‘Taking the Ghetto Out of the Dog’: Reproducing Social Inequalities in Pit Bull Rescue” in Ethnic and Racial Studies.Continue reading “Dr. Katja Guenther publishes new book on “The Lives and Deaths of Shelter Animals” (August 2020)”

“Dolphin Dialogues”: A conversation with cetacean experts Dr. Denise Herzing and Dr. Lori Marino

Join pioneering dolphin researcher and founder of the Wild Dolphin Project Dr. Denise Herzing and Whale Sanctuary Project President Dr. Lori Marino for a virtual conversation about dolphins on September 10th (3:30 PM EST). Register for the free event here.

Pre-order Maneesha Deckha’s forthcoming book “Animals as Legal Beings: Contesting Anthropocentric Legal Orders” (December 2020)

Maneesha Deckha, Professor of Law and Lansdowne Chair in Law at University of Victoria, has a forthcoming (December 2020) book “Animals as Legal Beings: Contesting Anthropocentric Legal Orders” (University of Toronto Press). You can pre-order a copy now. Book Abstract: In Animals as Legal Beings, Maneesha Deckha critically examines how Canadian law and, by extension,Continue reading “Pre-order Maneesha Deckha’s forthcoming book “Animals as Legal Beings: Contesting Anthropocentric Legal Orders” (December 2020)”

Pre-Order New (2020) Book about Pragmatism & Ecofeminism by Erin McKenna: “Living with Animals: Rights, Responsibilities, and Respect”

Erin McKenna, professor of philosophy at University of Oregon, has a forthcoming book titled Living with Animals: Rights, Responsibilities, and Respect (Rowman & Littlefield). The book, which advances a pragmatist ecofeminist perspective, will be released in December 2020, but you can pre-order a copy today. Book DescriptionLiving with Animals brings a pragmatist ecofeminst perspective to discussionsContinue reading “Pre-Order New (2020) Book about Pragmatism & Ecofeminism by Erin McKenna: “Living with Animals: Rights, Responsibilities, and Respect””

Rebecca Walker publishes article on “The Unfinished Business of Respect for Autonomy: Persons, Relationships, and Nonhuman Animals” (August 2020)

Rebecca Walker, professor of social medicine and professor of philosophy at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill published an article titled “The Unfinished Business of Respect for Autonomy: Persons, Relationships, and Nonhuman Animals” in The Journal of Medicine and Philosophy: A Forum for Bioethics and Philosophy of Medicine. Article Abstract: This essay explores threeContinue reading “Rebecca Walker publishes article on “The Unfinished Business of Respect for Autonomy: Persons, Relationships, and Nonhuman Animals” (August 2020)”