play_arrow

iROAR member

S1E8: Autonomy with Frédéric Côté-Boudreau

CFRC 101.9 FM 25 June 2020 68


Background
share close

Claudia talks to Frédéric Côté-Boudreau about autonomy and how it relates to animals. They highlight some of the tensions with considering animals as beings who might want to make their own choices and touch on what this could mean for the law and the ways in which our societies are structured.

Date recorded: 11 June 2020

Guest: Frédéric is a philosophy scholar who earned his PhD at Queen’s University in 2019 with a thesis entitled Inclusive Autonomy: A Theory of Freedom for Everyone. He is based in Montréal, Canada, and regularly gives talks on speciesism, veganism, the citizenship approach to animal rights, disability rights, and the convergence between social justice and animal justice. He also co-founded the Québec’s Estivales de la question animale, a summer camp where academics and activists meet to discuss issues and strategies related to animal liberation. Find out more about him here.

Host: Claudia Hirtenfelder is a PhD Candidate in Geography and Planning at Queen’s University and is currently undertaking her own research project that looks at the historical relationships between animals and cities. Contact Claudia via email ([email protected]) or follow her on Twitter (@ClaudiaFTowne).

Featured readings:  Inclusive Autonomy: A Theory of Freedom for Everyone by Frédéric Côté-Boudreau ;  Zoopolis: A Political Theory of Animal Rights by Sue Donaldson and Will Kymlicka; and The Secret Life of Cows by Rosamund Young

lso check out: Botswana Beehive Fences

Bed Music created by Gordon Clarke (Instagram: @_con_sol_)

Podcast Logo created by Jeremy John (Website)

Sponsored by Animals in Philosophy, Politics, Law and Ethics – A.P.P.L.E (Website)

Part of iROAR, an Animals Podcasting Network and the CFRC Podcast Network

Tags: Animals, Animal Law, Autonomy, Philosophy

Join PhD Candidate Claudia Hirtenfelder as she learns about important concepts in Animal Studies. Season 1 focuses on Animals and the Law.

SUBSCRIBE: iTunes | Android | RSS

Previous episode
The Animal Turn
play_arrow
share playlist_add
close
  • 199

iROAR member

S1E7: Animal Warfare Law with Saskia Stucki

CFRC 101.9 FM 7 June 2020

Claudia speaks to Saskia Stucki, who sees overlaps between International Humanitarian Law and Animal Welfare Law as providing fertile ground for legal conceptual development. Saskia Stucki believes ‘Animal Warfare Law’ offers a way forward for considering how animal welfare and …continue

Read more trending_flat

Proudly brought to you by: CFRC 101.9 FM 7 June 2020

The Animal Turn
6
play_arrow
share playlist_add
close
  • 8
  • 6

iROAR member

S3E5: Urban Metabolism with Catherine Oliver

Claudia Hirtenfelder 4 June 2021

Metabolism is an increasingly important concept in understanding how cities operate. Claudia chats with Catherine Oliver about the concept of urban metabolism and its usefulness in understanding the multiple scales of multispecies relations that are produced in and through urban …continue

Read more trending_flat

Proudly brought to you by: Claudia Hirtenfelder 4 June 2021

The Animal Turn
4
play_arrow
share playlist_add
close
  • 17
  • 4

iROAR member

S3E4: Urban Biopolitics with Krithika Srinivasan

Claudia Hirtenfelder 18 May 2021

Claudia talks to Krithika Srinivasan about the concept of biopolitics and how it could be used to understand multi-species urban relations. They touch on the tensions between harm and welfare as well as how different socio-biological tactics are enforced in …continue

Read more trending_flat

Proudly brought to you by: Claudia Hirtenfelder 18 May 2021