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. 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””
For those of you who missed Dr. Corey Wrenn‘s recent talk, “Beyond Individual Change in Animal Advocacy,” on the Freedom of Species show, it’s now uploaded here. In this talk, she discusses her article “How to Help when it Hurts? Think Systemic,” which is a response to Dr. Cheryl Abbate‘s (assistant professor of philosophy atContinue reading “Corey Wrenn on “Beyond Individual Change in Animal Advocacy””
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, 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)”
Click here for a recent (June 2020) interview with Eva Meijer about her recently published book When Animals Speak: Toward an Interspecies Democracy.