224 episodes

Knowing Animals is a regular 20 minutes podcast about all things related to animals and ethics; animals and the law; animals and politics; and animal advocacy. It features interviews with academic and animal advocates. It is available free so enjoy!

Knowing Animals Siobhan O'Sullivan

    • Education
    • 4.8 • 24 Ratings

Knowing Animals is a regular 20 minutes podcast about all things related to animals and ethics; animals and the law; animals and politics; and animal advocacy. It features interviews with academic and animal advocates. It is available free so enjoy!

    Knowing Animals 170: Animal rights pacifism with Blake Hereth

    Knowing Animals 170: Animal rights pacifism with Blake Hereth

    Dr Blake Hereth is a philosopher who is a Visiting Assistant Professor in Philosophy at the University of Arkansas. We discuss their paper “Animal Rights Pacifism”, which was published “online first” in the journal Philosophical Studies earlier this year.

    Knowing Animals is brought to you by the Australasian Animal Studies Association and the Animal Publics book series at Sydney University Press.

    • 34 min
    Episode 169: Animal sanctuaries with Elan Abrell

    Episode 169: Animal sanctuaries with Elan Abrell

    In this episode, we speak to Dr Elan Abrell about his book Saving Animals: Multispecies Ecologies of Rescue and Care. This monograph was published by the University of Minnesota Press earlier this year.

    This episode is brought to you by AASA, the Australasian Animal Studies Association, and the Animal Publics book series from Syndey University Press.

    • 40 min
    Episode 168: Speaking with animals with Eva Meijer

    Episode 168: Speaking with animals with Eva Meijer

    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.

    This episode of Knowing Animals is brought to you by AASA (the Australasian Animal Studies Association) and the Animal Publics book series (Sydney University Press).

    • 32 min
    Episode 167: Vegan studies with Laura Wright

    Episode 167: Vegan studies with Laura Wright

    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.

    This episode of Knowing Animals is brought to you by the Australasian Animal Studies Association and the Animal Publics series (Sydney University Pre

    • 26 min
    Episode 166: John Locke on human equality with Jishnu Guha-Majumdar

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

    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.

    Knowing Animals is brought to you by the Australiasian Animal Studies Association and the Animal Publics book series at Sydney University Press.

    • 32 min
    Episode 165: Wildlife property rights with Karen Bradshaw

    Episode 165: Wildlife property rights with Karen Bradshaw

    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.

    This episode of Knowing Animals is brought to you by AASA (the Australasian Animal Studies Association) and the Animal Publics book series at Sydney University Press.

    • 30 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
24 Ratings

24 Ratings

branna neukom ,

My FAVORITE podcast

I highly recommend this podcast. My husband and I love listening to it on long drives together. We love learning about animal issues from a variety of perspectives and disciplines. The host does an excellent job with the interviews and makes it a very engaging listen.

Kanoinsano shaha ,

Very informational and inspiring

The only thing that kept me from listening more was the host’s very repetitive “mmm”’s
There doesn’t need to be a “mmm” sound from the host every 3 seconds to help move the show along and it’s very distracting and irritating honestly. Other than that I really enjoy the actual content.

Kiely Smith ,

Thank you, Knowing Animals!

What a thought-provoking podcast! Knowing Animals highlights a great diversity of approaches to human-animal studies. I’m grateful to hear such important ideas about ending suffering in the world. Animal studies is on the rise and it seems to me that these issues will be talked about more and more each day. Thanks for being one of the first podcasts to support the spread of this information!

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