Barbara King, emerita professor of anthropology at William & Mary and a freelance science writer and public speaker, recently published a new book titled Animals’ Best Friends: Putting Compassion to Work for Animals in Captivity and in the Wild (University of Chicago Press). Here’s the book description: As people come to understand more about animals’Continue reading “New Work by Barbara King on “Animals’ Best Friends””
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”
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. Lori Marino, a neuroscientist, expert in animal behavior and intelligence, and the founder and president of the Whale Sanctuary Project, was recently featured on the Vox Media Podcast Network series Future Perfect. Click here to hear her discuss “why we eat one and love the other.”
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, 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, 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 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)”
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.
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)”