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Protecting Animals 50: Roger Yates from the Animal Rights Show

Knowing Animals

Release Date: 07/27/2020

Episode 168: Speaking with animals with Eva Meijer show art Episode 168: Speaking with animals with Eva Meijer

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This episode features an interview with the philosopher Dr Eva Meijer. In this episode, we talk about her academic monograph When Animals Speak: Toward an Interspecies Democracy, which was published in 2019 by NYU Press, as the first book in their Animals in Context series.

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Episode 167: Vegan studies with Laura Wright show art Episode 167: Vegan studies with Laura Wright

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This episode of Knowing Animals features an interview with Professor Laura Wright. Laura is a Professor of English at Western Carolina University. We discuss “Framing vegan studies: Vegetarianism, veganism, animal studies, ecofeminism”, the first chapter of The Routledge Handbook of Vegan Studies. The handbook, which Laura edited, was published in 2021.

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Episode 166: John Locke on human equality with Jishnu Guha-Majumdar show art Episode 166: John Locke on human equality with Jishnu Guha-Majumdar

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This episode features an interview with Dr Jishnu Guha-Majumdar. We discuss his paper “Lyons and Tygers and Wolves, Oh My! Human Equality and the ‘Dominion Covenant’ in Locke’s Two Treatises”, which was published in the journal Political Theory in the ‘online first’ format in 2020.

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Episode 165: Wildlife property rights with Karen Bradshaw show art Episode 165: Wildlife property rights with Karen Bradshaw

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On this episode of Knowing Animals, we are joined by Professor Karen Bradshaw. Karen is a Professor of Law and the Mary Sigler Fellow at Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law at Arizona State University. We talk about her book Wildlife as Property Owners, which was published by the University of Chicago Press in 2020.

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Knowing Animals 164: Is veganism morally required? With Bob Fischer show art Knowing Animals 164: Is veganism morally required? With Bob Fischer

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On this episode of Knowing Animals, we speak to Dr Bob Fischer. Bob is an Associate Professor in Philosophy at Texas State University and co-director of the Society for the Study of Ethics and Animals. We talk about his book The Ethics of Eating Animals: Usually Bad, Sometimes Wrong, Often Permissible, which was published by Routledge in 2020.

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Knowing Animals 163: Cannibalism in speculative fiction with Nora Castle show art Knowing Animals 163: Cannibalism in speculative fiction with Nora Castle

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In this episode of Knowing Animals, we are joined by Nora Castle. Nora is a PhD student in the Department of English and Comparative Literary Studies at the University of Warwick. We talk about her chapter “‘You Eat or You Die’: Sixth Extinction Cannibalism in Contemporary Speculative Fiction”, from the Routledge collection Interdisciplinary Essays on Cannibalism, edited by Giulia Champion.

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Episode 162: Reducing wild animal suffering with Kyle Johannsen show art Episode 162: Reducing wild animal suffering with Kyle Johannsen

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On this episode, we are joined by Dr Kyle Johannsen. Kyle is an adjunct associate professor of philosophy at Queen's University in Canada. We discuss his 2020 book Wild Animal Ethics, which was published by Routledge.

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Episode 161: Peppa Pig and Childhood's Attitudes Towards Animals with Lynda Korimboccus show art Episode 161: Peppa Pig and Childhood's Attitudes Towards Animals with Lynda Korimboccus

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On this episode of Knowing Animals, we are joined by Lynda Korimboccus. Lynda is a postgraduate anthrozoologist who has been recently appointed the Student Editor in Chief of the Student Journal of Vegan Sociology. We discuss her paper "Pig-Ignorant: The Peppa Pig Paradox. Investigating Contradictory Consumption in Childhood", which was published in the Journal for Critical Animal Studies in 2020.

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Episode 160: The Oxford Group and the Emergence of Animal Rights with Robert Garner show art Episode 160: The Oxford Group and the Emergence of Animal Rights with Robert Garner

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In this episode of Knowing Animals, we talk to Professor Robert Garner about The Oxford Group and the Emergence of Animal Rights, which was published by Oxford University Press in 2020. The book was co-authored with Yewande Okuleye.

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Episode 159: In Memoria Helen Marston show art Episode 159: In Memoria Helen Marston

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In this special episode of Knowing Animals we celebrate the life of Helen Marston by re-playing an episode recorded with Helen in 2020. Siobhan O'Sullivan is the guest host of this episode. 

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This episode is from our Protecting Animals series. I am joined by Roger Yates. Roger has worked with the British Union for the Abolition of Vivisection (BUAV), the Animal Liberation Front (ALF) and founded the Fur Action Group. Roger also has a PhD on the topic of animal rights and currently hosts the Animal Rights Show. 

This episode of Knowing Animals is brought to you by AASA. AASA is the Australasian Animal Studies Association. You can find AASA on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/AASA-Australasian-Animal-Studies-Association-480316142116752/. Join AASA today!

This episode if also brought to you by Animal Publics, a special Animal Studies series at the Sydney University Press:https://sydneyuniversitypress.com.au/collections/series-animal-publics

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