Who's a Good Boy?
Kristin Andrews (York University), Sarah Brosnan (Georgia State University), Susana Monsó (University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna)

May 17, 2021, 2:00pm - 3:30pm

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  • British Society for the Philosophy of Science


London School of Economics

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Can non-human animals be moral? Can chimpanzees tell right from wrong? Do dolphins think about what they ought to do? And can a dog really be good? Recent scientific work can shed light on these issues, but they also take us to the heart of two great philosophical questions: what does it mean to be moral and what (if anything) makes humans unique?



  • Kristin Andrews, York Research Chair in Animal Minds, York University, Canada
  • Sarah Brosnan, Distinguished University Professor of Psychology, Philosophy and Neuroscience, Georgia State University
  • Susana Monsó, Lise Meitner Fellow, Messerli Research Institute, Vienna



  • Jonathan Birch, Fellow, Forum for Philosophy, LSE and Associate Professor of Philosophy, LSE


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