10 July 2017

According to philosopher and 2005 fellow Will Kymlicka, animal rights are currently in a deadlock: not only do they fail to prevent the suffering caused by factory farming, but also to reflect the reality of relations between people and animals. In an interview in the newspaper Libération, Kymlicka discusses his animal rights theory, which was recently published in French. He imagines a new place in society for animals based on classical political categories: who is really part of our society? How can human and animal diversity be integrated into law?

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Will Kymlicka

He is recognized as one of the world’s most influential philosophers, especially on the link between justice and diversity.

2005 Fellows