An interview with Kathy Hessler about “what’s real?”, “who matters?” and “how can we make a better world?” Kathy is Assistant Dean, Animal Legal Education at George Washington University Law School and Director of the Animal Legal Education Initiative. Sentientism is “evidence, reason and compassion for all sentient beings”.
Carter Dillard is Policy Director and Board Member of the Fair Start Movement, an organisation dedicated to giving every child a fair start in life. A conversation on the Sentientism YouTube and Podcast.
Michael Huemer is professor of philosophy at the University of Colorado. A conversation about “what matters?” and “what’s real?”. Sentientism is “evidence, reason and compassion for all sentient beings”.
Jamila Anahata (The Soulful Veganista) is Marketing Director for the Afro-Vegan Society and an activist, blogger & holistic lifestyle coach. In Sentientist Conversations we ask “what’s real?” and “what matters?”
Jenny is an award-winning journalist & science writer covering food, agriculture, climate change, biodiversity, health & technology. In Sentientist Conversations we talk about “what’s real?” and “what matters?”
Heather is a scientist (zoology and biology), philosopher & a former zookeeper & animal welfare officer. She is now a researcher at the London School of Economics specialising in non-human animal sentience, welfare, & ethics.
Kristof is a social psychologist & senior lecturer at the university of Kent where he runs SHARKLab (Study of Human InterGroup & Animal Relations). He is the author of “Why We Love & Exploit Animals”.
In this video, Jamie talks to author, activist and academic Jeff Sebo. Amongst many other roles, Jeff is Director of the Animal Studies M.A. Program at New York University, is a board member at Animal Charity Evaluators and is a Senior Fellow at Sentient Media. We talk about spanning philosophy disciplines and taking academic thinking into the real world through activism for a multi-species political society. We discuss Jeff’s journey from considering Christian ministry, through reactionary atheism, then to a more generous interpretation of religious thinking. We cover naturalism, sentience, the nature of consciousness and much more!
In this video, Jamie talks to author and associate professor Josh Gellers. Josh’s work spans animal, environmental and artificial intelligence ethics and law. He is a research fellow with the Earth System Governance Project and is a Fulbright scholar. He is Author of “Rights for Robots”.We talk about growing up in a culturally Jewish household, non-human rights (animal, robot or otherwise) and how to take a pluralistic approach that “wades in the waters of other ways of knowing” without slipping into a relativism that excuses causing needless harm.