Invited Seminar at CES on 2 February 2023 at 11:00 am titled "Introduction to the field of animal ethics" by Prof. Oscar Horta from Department of Philosophy and Anthropology at the University of Santiago de Compostela
In this talk, Professor Oscar Horta will provide an accessible introduction to the field of animal ethics and the case for taking animal interests seriously. He will explore key concepts such as speciesism, animal exploitation, and wild animal welfare, and will examine the implications of longtermism for animal welfare. Professor Horta will argue that animal advocacy is a crucial cause area that is often overlooked, and will highlight opportunities for academic research to make an impact in this area. This talk will be of interest to anyone who is interested in learning more about animal ethics and the ways in which we can work to improve the lives of animals.