I’ve been involved in animal issues as a writer, teacher, and activist for almost 30 years. Much of my work is on Animal Ethics and is centrally connected to the new field of Animal Studies.
I have a new book out that I wrote primarily for advocates:
Here is a review of Entangled Empathy.
Here are some of my publications.
• Entangled Empathy: A New Ethic for our Relationships with Animals (Lantern Press, 2015.
• Ethics and Animals: An Introduction (Cambridge University Press, 2011).
• Animal Liberation: A Graphic Guide (Camden Press, 1987).
Articles and Chapters
•“Facing Death and Practicing Grief” in C.J. Adams and L. Gruen (eds.) Ecofeminism: Feminist Intersections with Other Animals and the Earth (New York: Bloomsbury Press, forthcoming).
•“Dignity, Captivity, and An Ethics of Sight” in L. Gruen (ed.) The Ethics of Captivity (New York: Oxford University Press, forthcoming).
•“Empathy and Other Apes” co-authored with Kristin Andrews in Heidi Maimbom (ed.) Empathy and Morality (Oxford University Press, forthcoming).
•“Ethical Issues in African Great Ape Field Studies” co-authored with Amy Fultz and Jill Pruetz, Institute for Laboratory Animal Medicine Journal 54 (1): 24-32.
•“Entangled Empathy” in R. Corbey and A. Lanjouw (eds.) The Politics of Species: Reshaping our relationships with other animals (Cambridge University Press): 223-231.
•“Captive Kin” in J. Huss (ed.) Philosophy and Planet of the Apes (Chicago: Open Court, 2013): 167-176.
•“Navigating Difference (Again): Animal Ethics and Entangled Empathy” in G. Zucker (ed.) Strangers to Nature: Animal Lives and Human Ethics (New York: Lexington Books): 213- 233.
— Reprinted in J. Castricano and L. Brock (eds.) Animal Subjects: An Ethical Reader in
a Posthuman World (Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2013).
•“Animal Others” – Editor’s Introduction to special issue on Animal Others Hypatia 27 (3) coedited with Kari Weil.
•“Teaching Difference: Sex, Gender, Species” co-authored with K. Weil, in M. DeMello (ed.) Teaching the Animal (New York: Lantern Books):127-144.
•”The Moral Status of Animals”, Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy online.
Chimpanzee Project Links
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