Research Seminar: Simon P. James – ‘Hypotheses, Hermeneutics and the Interpretation of Animal Behaviour’ – 16th May 2017

The Sheffield Animal Studies Research Centre is delighted to welcome Dr. Simon P. James from the University of Durham - 4pm next Tuesday, 16th May 2017. The seminar is entitled 'Hypotheses, Hermeneutics and the Interpretation of Animal Behaviour' and is due to take place in Lecture Theatre 7 in the Arts Tower, University of Sheffield. Simon's work engages with a wide range of issues in environmental philosophy, from Buddhist approaches to wildlife conservation to our moral relations with rock formations, and from the (so-called) problem of animal minds to the virtue ethical question of whether a good life…continue reading →

Research Seminar: Dr Wahida Khandker – Beyond the Animating Principle: On Methodologies for Rendering ‘Lived Time’

The Sheffield Animal Studies Research Centre is please to announce a seminar by Dr Wahida Khandker (MMU) on Beyond the Animating Principle: On Methodologies for Rendering ‘Lived Time’ at 4pm on Tuesday 30th May in the Arts Tower, Lecture Theatre 8. Wahida's research explores concepts of organic life in the histories of philosophy, biology and medicine.  She is currently working on a project under the title of 'Transmutation: Process-philosophical speculations on the nature of creativity and change in the history of biology'. Please find an abstract below: Dr Wahida Khandker (MMU) Beyond the Animating Principle: On Methodologies for Rendering…continue reading →