During the 2008 Presidential campaign John McCain railed against “frivolous” government spending. In one television ad a voiceover announcer says “233 million for a bridge to nowhere. Outrageous… Three million […]
Author: Lori Gruen
Lori Gruen is Associate Professor of Philosophy and Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Wesleyan University where she directs the Ethics in Society Project and serves on the governing board of the College of the Environment. She has published extensively on topics in ecofeminist ethics and epistemology, environmental justice, and feminist analyses of human relations to non-human animals. She has just completed a book, Ethics and Animals: An Introduction (Cambridge, 2011) is the co-editor of three others, and is now working on a manuscript exploring the complex philosophical issues raised by our relations to captive chimpanzees.