A Sentientist Conversation about “what’s real?” and “what matters?” with Kyle Johannsen, philosopher and author of “Wild Animal Ethics”.
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.”
Marcus is a professional tennis player. He is a philanthropist and an advocate for effective altruism through his work as the founder of High Impact Athletes.
“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”.
“Children are much less speciesist than adults” – Psychological Researcher Matti Wilks – New Sentientist Conversation
Matti is a post-doctoral researcher at Yale University, working with Professor Paul Bloom. She studies moral psychology & moral development – including attitudes to cultivated meat & the “natural”, the moral status of various types of entities & altruism. In these Sentientist Conversations we talk about the two most important questions: “what’s real?” & “what matters?”
“Sentientism captures everything – it’s future proof” – Michael Dello-Iacovo – New Sentientist Conversation on Sentientism YouTube and Podcast
Michael Dello-Iacovo is a space scientist, effective altruist, animal justice political candidate and host of the Morality is Hard podcast.
“We can’t understand humans without recognising that we’re animals” – Dr. Diana Fleischman – New Sentientist Conversation
Dr. Diana Fleischman is an evolutionary psychologist & an author. In these Sentientist Conversations we talk about the two most important questions: “what’s real?” & “what matters?”
Corey Lee Wrenn is a UK-based American sociologist and scholar of social movements and human-nonhuman relations.
In these Sentientist Conversations we talk about the two most important questions: “what’s real?” & “what matters?”
We talk about Graham’s Christian upbringing (and singing), his turn to a naturalistic, Sentientist ethics, ending animal farming and exploitation and the potential for a Deutschian, Star Trek future for all sentients.
“How can we do the most good for non-human animals?”- Jamie Harris – Animal Advocacy Careers co-founder & Sentience Institute Researcher – New Sentientist Conversation
Jamie is co-founder of and researcher at the non-profit Animal Advocacy Careers, a researcher at the Sentience Institute and host of the Sentience Institute Podcast.
“My enemy, which I will destroy, is arbitrariness!” New Sentientist Conversation with Stijn Bruers. Evidence, reason and compassion.
New York Times bestselling (4 times!) author and journalist AJ Jacobs experiments on himself to help us all learn. In this Sentientist Conversation he talks with Jamie about what he believes, what matters morally, and how his writing projects link to Sentientism’s tenets of evidence, reason and universal compassion.
There is a little-known philosophy, well-founded in reality, that provides a sound basis for compassionate ethics and which will eventually become our predominant way of thinking. That’s partly because adopting this philosophy will give us the best chance of addressing the world’s problems, from the climate change crisis to the impact of artificial general intelligence. That philosophy is Sentientism.
Sentientism is a worldview that commits to using evidence and reason and extends moral consideration to all sentient beings. What I want to do in the article below is to compare Sentientism with some related philosophies and movements. Hopefully that will help clarify what Sentientism is and why I think it’s valuable and distinctive. The following graphics try to summarise […]