Panels on Animals and Philosophy

June 4, 2013 - June 7, 2013, University of Victoria

3800 Finnerty Rd


University of Maine


Christiane Bailey

Topic areas

Talks at this conference

Add a talk


June 5th 9:00-11:30 : Panel « Phenomenological Approaches to Animal Otherness »

Brett Buchanan (Laurentian University) Being Towards Extinction (details)
Don Beith (McGill University), Merleau-Ponty’s Animate Epistemology: Learning to Perceive (as) Animals

June 5th 14:00-16:30 : Panel « Animals: Rights, Veganism and Justice »

Valéry Giroux (Universite de Montreal), An Antispeciest Approach to Fundamental Rights
Sue Donaldson (co-author with Will Kymlicka of Zoopolis: A Political Theory of Animal Rights, OUP, 2011), Unruly Beasts: Humans and Animals Sharing the Demos

June 6th 9:00-12:30 : Panel « Veganarchism and Paleoethics: Equality beyond Species »

Cynthia Willet (Emory University) Interspecies Living (a serious ethics with a comic twist).
Dinesh Wadiwel (University of Sidney), Resisting the War Against Animals: Counter-Conduct and Truce
John Sanbonmatsu (Worcester Polytechnic Institute), Critical Theory and Animal Liberation(Rowman & Littlefield, 2011)

June 6th 14:00-17:30 : « Book Panel on Gary Steiner’s Animals and the Limits of Postmodernism (CUP, 2013) »

Patrick Llored (Université de Lyon) author of Jacques Derrida, Politique et éthique de l’animalité (Sils Maria, 2013)
Chloë Taylor (Université d’Alberta), « Foucault and the Ethics of Eating » (Foucault Studies, 2010)
Jan Dutkiewicz(PhD candidate in the Department of Politics at the New School for Social Research)
Gary Steiner (Bucknell University), Animals and the Moral Community (CUP, 2008), Anthropocentrism and Its Discontents: The Moral Status of Animals in the History of Western Philosophy (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2005)

Supporting material

Add supporting material (slides, programs, etc.)




June 5, 2013, 10:00am PST

External Site

Who is attending?

No one has said they will attend yet.

Will you attend this event?

Let us know so we can notify you of any change of plan.

RSVPing on PhilEvents is not sufficient to register for this event.

Custom tags: