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If you missed this talk with Lori Gruen - you can catch up here:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rbdZCCjkTQI&t=276s ... See MoreSee Less
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Call for Papers: Animal Minds, February 17-18, 2022 Hosted by the Institute for Practical Ethics and Department of Philosophy, University of California, San Diego. Keynote speaker bio: Kristin Andrews is the author of The Animal Mind (Routledge, 2015. In addition to Andrews’ keynote the workshop will include 10 papers by philosophers and/or philosophically informed researchers in other disciplines. Most are expected to focus directly on philosophical issues related to animal minds, but a smaller number may address issues at the intersection of animal cognition and animal ethics. Questions about the workshop can be directed to Andy Lamey at alamey@ucsd.edu. Abstracts are due by 5:00 pm PST Wednesday September 1. 2021. ... See MoreSee Less
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Call for papers:A call is out for contributions to an edited volume, Life and the Construction of Reality, with an element addressing such questions as: What evidence do we have that animals literally construct reality? What can it mean for human-animal relations, if both humans and other animals are able to construct reality? What methodological opportunities and limitations exist in understanding non-human reality construction? For more information, contact: skrbina@umich.edu and jean-pierre.imbrogiano@helsinki.fi. Submissions accepted through September 30, 2021. ... See MoreSee Less
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The 2021 Animal Law Conference will kick off with a roundtable discussion: What Animals Teach Us About Themselves with panelists Marc Bekoff, Dr. Mary Lee Jensvold, Dr. Lori Marino, and Dr. K-lynn Smith. Recent studies have made significant advances in our understanding of the cognitive skills, social lives, emotional capacities, and sentience of nonhuman animals. Panelists will share some of these studies and evidence as this year’s conference theme calls us to re-examine and re-imagine our relationship with other animals. Check out the full agenda here: https://www.animallawconference.org/agenda/ ... See MoreSee Less
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