From animal rights to global warming to public health, human use and treatment of animals is among the greatest social issues of our age. This forum explores the philosophical and policy issues involved in our relation to animals.
Latest Activity: Dec 3, 2013
His article in today's New York Times provides interesting evidence for the similarity of human and canine emotions based on MRI studies of the activity of canine brains and argues that this provides…Continue
Frans de Waal is a well-known researcher in animal behavior. In the TED lecture below he discusses the manifestation of elements of moral values and judgement in a number of mammals and illustrates…Continue