Steve is a philosopher and professor emeritus of philosophy at California State University. Sentientism is “evidence, reason and compassion for all sentient beings”.
“There’s a myth that we can’t understand animals… if we listen, we can” – Adam Cardilini – Sentientism Episode 106
Adam is a Lecturer in Environmental Science at Deakin University. A Sentientist conversation about what’s real, who matters and how to make a better world.
“Veganism is the secular manifestation of Ahimsa” – author Jordi Casamitjana – Sentientism Episode 104
Jordi is an ethical vegan, a zoologist and a veganism content writer and consultant. A conversation on the Sentientism podcast/YouTube.
“Humanism is just way too focused on one animal” – Philosopher Constantine Sandis – Sentientism Episode 103
Constantine Sandis is a philosopher and author. Sentientism is “evidence, reason and compassion for all sentient beings”. A Sentientist Conversation.
“There’s a caste angle to how animal cruelty works in India” – Karthik Pulugurtha – Fish Welfare Initiative – Sentientism Episode 101
Karthik is Managing Director of the Fish Welfare Initiative in India. A Sentientist Conversation. Evidence, reason and compassion.
“I am relentlessly naturalistic” – Barbara J. King – Animal Author & Advocate – Sentientism Episode 100!
Barbara J. King is emerita professor of anthropology at William & Mary and a freelance science writer and public speaker. Sentientism is “evidence, reason and compassion for all sentient beings”.
“The right to a fair start in life” – Carter Dillard of Fair Start Movement – Sentientism Episode 99
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.
“Wars start because someone gets annoyed.” – Richard Firth-Godbehere – History of Emotion – Sentientism Episode 98
Dr. Richard Firth-Godbehere is one of the world’s leading experts on disgust and emotions. A Sentientist Conversation on the Sentientism podcast.
Vegan Atheist Coral is an ex-Mormon atheist with a naturalistic worldview & a “meat & potatoes girl” turned vegan.
“The Sustainable Development Goals Are All About Us Humans!” – Dr. Helen Kopnina – Sentientism Episode 95
Helen is Senior Lecturer in Sustainable Business at the Uni of Northumbria & The Hague Uni. A Sentientist Conversation.
“I believe in the abolition of cages – human & non-human” – Rachel Krantz, author of “Open”- Sentientism Episode 93
Rachel Krantz is a multi-award winning journalist and author. Her book, “Open”, is out now. A Sentientist Conversation.
“Learning can liberate” – Mary Pat Champeau – Institute for Humane Education – Sentientism Episode 91
Mary Pat Champeau is the director of graduate programs at the Institute for Humane Education. A Sentientist Conversation.
“Farmers say they want to take care of their animals… let’s give them that opportunity!” – David Michelson of YesOnIP13 – Sentientism Episode 90
David Michelson leads the YesOnIP13 initiative that aims to outlaw animal abuse and killing in the state of Oregon.
How can Africa avoid industrialised animal farming? – Cameron King of Animal Advocacy Africa – Sentientism Episode 89
A Sentientist Conversation with Cameron King, Operations Lead for Animal Advocacy Africa.
“Punk music was my gateway into politics & ethics” – Sociologist Nick Pendergrast – Sentientism Episode 88
Nick Pendergrast is a Sociologist who researches social movements, social change & Critical Animal Studies. A Sentientist conversation.
Howie is a coach & author. In Sentientist Conversations we talk about the two most important questions: “what’s real?” & “what matters?”
“There’s not a huge difference between how we treat farmed animals & how we treat people – as resources” Nandita Bajaj of Population Balance – Sentientism Episode 86
Nandita is the ED of Population Balance. Sentientism is “evidence, reason and compassion for all sentient beings”. A Sentientist Conversation.
“If you have experienced suffering you’re aware of its badness” – Philosopher Michael Huemer – Sentientism Episode 85
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”.
“‘I love what you do for me’ – isn’t love!” – Cat Besch – Vietnam Animal Aid & Rescue Founder – Sentientist Conversation – EP:79
In this Sentientist Conversation I talk with animal sanctuary founder and activist Cat Besch about “What’s Real?” and “What Matters?”
Nearly everyone cares about the environment, even if most people still don’t care enough. As well as asking “do we care?” it’s also important to ask ourselves why we care about the environment. Our answers might determine its future and ours.
Massimo is Professor of Philosophy at the City College of New York. In Sentientist Conversations we talk about the two most important questions: “what’s real?” & “what matters?”
“Veganism, Sex and Politics… pleasure, not sacrifice!” – Author C Lou Hamilton – Sentientist Conversation
C Lou / Carrie is an author, editor, historian & translator. In Sentientist Conversations we talk about the two most important questions: “what’s real?” & “what matters?”
Tobias Leeneart is an author & a vegan advocacy consultant. In Sentientist Conversations we talk about the two most important questions: “what’s real?” & “what matters?”
Aditya is an animal rights advocate from Assam in India. In Sentientist Conversations we talk about the two most important questions: “what’s real?” & “what matters?”
“Are Panpsychism, Veganism and Sentientism Compatible?” – A Sentientist Conversation with Philosopher Luke Roelofs
Are panpsychism, veganism and sentientism compatible? A Sentientist Conversation about “what’s real?” and “what matters?” with Luke Roelofs, philosopher of mind.
Aditya is the wild animal suffering outreach coordinator for Animal Ethics. In Sentientist Conversations we talk about “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?”
Cebuan Bliss is a PhD candidate researching animal and biodiversity governance at Radboud University. In Sentientist Conversations we talk about “what’s real?” & “what matters?”
Jacy is a social scientist & co-founder of the Sentience Institute. His acclaimed book, The End of Animal Farming, analyzes the development & popularisation of food technologies such as plant-based & cultivated meat. In Sentientist Conversations we talk about the two most important questions: “what’s real?” & “what matters?”
A Sentientist Conversation about “what’s real?” and “what matters?” with Kyle Johannsen, philosopher and author of “Wild Animal Ethics”.
“I’m positive about our future… I experienced the rapid change in my own views” – Lu Shegay – Institute of Animal Law of Asia – Sentientist Conversation
Lu is an animal law attorney from Kazakhstan. She is the co-founder and Managing Director of the Institute of Animal Law of Asia. A Sentientist Conversation.
Henry Mance is the chief features writer for the Financial Times newspaper. He is the author of “How to Love Animals in a Human Shaped World.”
Richard Brown is a philosopher at CUNY. In Sentientist Conversations we discuss “what’s real?” and “what matters?” Sentientism is “evidence, reason and compassion for all sentient beings.”
“We don’t have to wait until the 24th century for a Star Trek future” – Christopher Sebastian – Sentientist Conversation
Journalist Christopher Sebastian talks about what’s real and what matters on Sentientist Conversations.
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.
“Maybe moral systems are harmful! Like religion, they are used to divide us.” – Walter Veit – New Sentientist Conversation
Walter is an interdisciplinary scientist, philosopher & writer focusing on biology, minds & ethics. He publishes the ‘Science and Philosophy‘ series on Psychology Today and Medium.
“Freedom, equality & avoiding harm to others” – Psychologist Kristof Dhont – New Sentientist Conversation
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”.
“Compassion needs to be grounded in reality” – Jessica Pierce – Bioethicist and Author – Sentientist Conversation on YouTube and Podcast
Jessica Pierce is a bioethicist, philosopher and writer. Her work focuses on human-animal relationships & interconnections between ecosystems & health.
“The Peppa Pig Paradox” – activist academic Lynda Korimboccus – New Sentientist Conversation on the Sentientism YouTube and Podcast
Lynda is an anthrozoologist, sociologist and philosopher who teaches sociology in Scottish Further Education. She is also a musician, songwriter, writer and artist. Lynda is Editor-in-Chief of the Student Journal of Vegan Sociology.
“No judgement… just how do we solve this?” – Humane Educator Zoe Weil – New Conversation on the Sentientism YouTube and Podcast
Zoe is the co-founder and president of the Institute for Humane Education (IHE). In these Sentientist Conversations we discuss what’s real and what matters.