CAF President Tom Regan Speaks Around the World
Tom's book, The Case for Animal Rights,was published in a French edition in 2013. In December of that year he presented a lecture in Istanbul, Turkey, sponsored by the Party for the Animals, in the Netherlands, entitled "Animal Rights: What They Are and Why They Matter." He gave this same lecture as the keynote address to an audience of over 600 in Taiwan in April of 2014.
CAF Board Member Presents Paper and Publishes New Book
Cary Comstock presented a paper on scientific experiments claiming to show that animals engage in "meta-cognition," the act of thinking about one's own thoughts, at the65th Annual Northwest Philosophy Conference at Pacific University, Oct. 5, 2013. He also gave several talks on my new book, Research Ethics:A Philosophical Guide to the Responsible Conduct of Research (Cambridge University Press, 2013). The book includes a chapter on the ethics of the use of animals in research. The talks were at the 3rd World Conference on Research Integrity in Montreal, May 6, 2013; the Association for Moral Education in Montreal, Oct. 25, 2013; and theAssociation for Practical and Professional Ethics in Jacksonville, 28 February 2014.
CAF Board Member to Speaks Around the Country
Mylan Engel Jr. presented his paper “Fishy Reasoning: Rethinking the Ethics of Eating Fish” at the Rocky Mountain Ethics Congress, in Boulder, Colorado in August 2013. During October 2013 he presented this paper at Vanderbilt University and at Northern Illinois University. He will be presenting this paper at the Bled Ethics Conference in Bled, Slovenia in the summer of 2014. In addition, he presented “Simplifying the Moral Case for Veganism” at the 2013 Vegetarian Summerfest in Johnstown, Pennsylvania in July 2013; and he presented “Eating Meat: Right or Wrong? You Decide” at Marquette University in September 2013.