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The Holberg Lecture: "Justice for Animals: Practical Progress through Philosophical Theory"

Martha C. Nussbaum

8 June 2021, 14:00-15:00 UTC+02, free online event, no registration required

https://holbergprisen.no/en/holberg-lecture-justice-animals-practical-progress-through-philosophical-theory
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Animals suffer injustice at our hands: the cruelties of the factory farming industry, poaching and trophy hunting, assaults on the habitats of many creatures, and innumerable other instances of cruelty and neglect. Human domination is everywhere: in the seas, where marine mammals die from ingesting plastic; in the skies, where migratory birds die in large numbers from air pollution; and, obviously, on the land, where the habitats of many large mammals have been destroyed almost beyond repair. Addressing these large problems requires dedicated work and effort. But it also requires a good normative theory to direct our efforts.

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