Leonardo Caffo is an Italian philosopher, curator and author. In this interview our co-editor, Anja Radaljac, talked with him about the history of animal rights movement and antispeciesist philosophy in Italy, about the need for antispeciesism and the animal question to be an integral part of any contemporary philosophical thought and about the fact that non-human animals are political agents too and what that could mean for politics.
Interview with dr. Emelia Quinn who claims that “the performance of complicity in violence offers a sense of veganism as an identity that must continually grapples with its own failures and insufficiencies, disruptive of mainstream stereotypes of vegans as self-righteous virtue-signallers.”
“I argue that due to their moral engagement, critical communication and media scholars are ethically obliged to expand their moral vision beyond human life, as was already successfully accomplished in other disciplines within social sciences and humanities (particularly in moral philosophy, sociology, anthropology, and psychology).”
Ouida never had a child nor she married, thus incorporating an alternative vision of the emancipated woman. She spent her whole life writing many novels, short stories and essays while living with her pack of dogs and committing herself to antivivisectionism and love for animals, especially dogs.
We’re publishing an interview with a vegan activist and intersectional feminist Charlotte Lim, who is researching the interconnectedness of opression of non human animals and different human social groups.
An interview with Nikoleta Zampaki, who is studying and researching in the field of environmental humanities, which includes zoopoetics and animal studies, post-humanities, literary theory, comparative literature, and the phenomenology of Maurice Merleau – Ponty.