“I am a sentientist because I recognise that all sentient beings have a life that can go better and worse for them. This is enough for us to recognise that they matter.”
Josh is a moral and political philosopher with research interests in animal ethics, the philosophy of food, liberal and libertarian political theory, and applied ethics. He is a Lecturer in Political Philosophy and British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow based in International Relations, Politics and History at Loughborough University. Josh is the author of many articles and books, including “Just Fodder” on the ethics of feeding non-human animals and (to be published in 2023) “Food, Justice, and Animals: Feeding the World Respectfully“. Josh co-hosts the Knowing Animals podcast.
Josh is vegan and has a sentiocentric moral scope. He is non-religious and has a naturalistic worldview.