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Sunday, July 29 • 4:45pm - 5:45pm
The Inner Lives of Animals

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The past two decades have seen a blossoming of scientific discoveries about animal minds and feelings. , Sentience (the capacity to feel) being the bedrock of ethics, this information has great potential to advance the moral status of animals. In this workshop, host Jonathan Balcombe will describe some of the more compelling examples of these discoveries in a lavishly illustrated (PowerPoint) format. Participants will have the opportunity to ask questions throughout the session.

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Jonathan Balcombe

Department Chair, Animal Studies, Humane Society University Animal behavior expert Jonathan Balcombe is a passionate advocate for animals and their living spaces. His best-selling books Pleasurable Kingdom and Second Nature and his recently-released pictorial book The Exultant Ark present animals in a new light and presage a revolution in the human-animal relationship. A PhD scientist and vegan, Balcombe’s dynamic message resonates with... Read More →


Sunday July 29, 2012 4:45pm - 5:45pm
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