2-3 May | GREEA’ annual conference: Questions in animal and environmental ethics

Poster of the event

Provisional program

DAY 1 – Thursday 2 May 2019 – Room 307, 2910 Edouard-Montpetit

13h30-14h30 Mark Budolfson (University of Vermont) – via Zoom
14h30-15h15 Juliette Roussin (CRÉ) – “La démocratie au secours de l’écologie?”

15h15-15h30 Coffee break

15h30-16h15 Matthew Barker & James Luong (Concordia) – “What is the Virtue of Humility?”
16h15-17h00 Kristin Voigt (McGill) – “Ethical Challenges in (Anti-Speciesist) Animal Welfare Organizations

DAY 2 – Friday 3rd May 2019 – Room 422, 2910 Edouard-Montpetit

09h15-10h00 Martin Gibert (CRÉ/IVADO) – “Intelligence artificielle, robots et animaux: quels enjeux éthiques?”
10h00-10h45 Greg Mikkelson (McGill) – “Re-Wilding for the Sake of Ecosystems and Animals”

10h45-11h00 Coffee break

11h00-11h45 Valéry Giroux (CRÉ) – “Le spécisme est-il vraiment le problème?”
11h45-12h30 Antoine Dussault (Collège Lionel-Groulx/CIRST) – “L’argument extensionniste en faveur du biocentrisme: une critique”

12h30-14h00 Lunch

14h00-14h45 Mauro Rossi (UQAM) – “Are Non-Human Animals Worse Off than Human Animals?”
14h45-15h30François Jaquet (CRÉ) – “Debunking Wildlife Conservationist Intuitions”

15h30-15h45 Coffee break

15h45-16h30 Christiane Bailey (UdeM/Concordia) – “6 arguments anthropocentriques contre l’omnivorisme consciencieux”
16h30-17h30 – Katie McShane (Colorado State University, via Zoom) – “Biocentrism, Teleocentrism, and the Moral Importance of Interests”.