McCausland, Dr Clare

McCausland, Dr Clare
LaTrobe University

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My current research focuses on the moral and political legitimacy of animal activism. I’ve also written on the relationship between autonomy, rights and wellbeing with respect to animal capacity.


Outputs: O’Sullivan, Siobhan, Clare McCausland, and Scott Brenton. 2017. Animal activists, civil disobedience and global responses to transnational injustice. Res Publica 23(3): 261-280. DOI:10.1007/s11158-017-9361-6 · McCausland, Clare 2014.The five freedoms of animal welfare are rights. Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics 27 (4): 649-662. DOI 10.1007/s10806-013-9483-6 · McCausland, Clare 2014. A utilitarian argument against animal exploitation. In Leah Burns and Mandy Paterson (eds). Engaging with Animals: Interpretations of a Shared Existence (Sydney: Sydney University Press): 130-142 · McCausland, Clare 2013. Siobhan O’Sullivan & Scott Brenton 2013. Trespass, animals and democratic engagement. Res Publica 19 (3): 205-221. DOI: 10.1007/s11158-013-9214-x · McCausland, Clare 2012. Animal Welfare, Rights and Utilitarianism. PhD thesis; School of Historical and Philosophical Studies, University of Melbourne.
Reading group: Melbourne [[Philosophy and Animals] Group]