[SydPhil] Elisa Aaltola Reading Group

Dinesh Wadiwel dinesh.wadiwel at sydney.edu.au
Tue Apr 10 14:24:40 AEST 2018

Dear All (and apologies for cross postings)

The Human Animal Research Network<http://sydney.edu.au/arts/research/harn/> (HARN) is hosting a reading group to coincide with a visit by the Finnish philosopher Elisa Aaltola<https://protect-au.mimecast.com/s/-79gCQnzP0tgAPOwtxZCpn?domain=en.wikipedia.org>. Dr Aaltola is Senior Research fellow at the University of Eastern Finland and author of numerous texts in animal and environmental ethics, including the recent Varieties of Empathy Moral Psychology and Animal Ethics<https://protect-au.mimecast.com/s/unrQCROAQotomWE3iNle8n?domain=rowman.com>  (Rowman & Littlefield, 2018).

This reading group offers the opportunity to engage with some of Dr Aaltola's work, and also an opportunity to meet Dr Aaltola at the final meeting of the group.

We have three meetings planned as follows:

Tuesday, 24th April, 2.30-4pm

Tuesday, 1st May, 2.30-4pm

Tuesday, 8th May, 2.30-4pm (with Elisa Aaltola)

If you are interested in attending, please contact Greg Murrie- gmur8046 at uni.sydney.edu.au<mailto:gmur8046 at uni.sydney.edu.au> by COB Monday 16th April. Reading and venues will be sent to confirmed participants

Warm regards


Dr Dinesh Wadiwel
Senior Lecturer, Socio-Legal Studies and Human Rights
School of Social and Political Sciences
Room 413, Old Teachers College
The University of Sydney
Tel. +61 2 9351 4811
email: dinesh.wadiwel at sydney.edu.au<mailto:dinesh.wadiwel at sydney.edu.au>

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