40th Annual Philosophy Symposium

Philosophy Symposium

40th Annual Philosophy Symposium

Animal Citizenship and the Frontier of Animal Rights 

Featured Question: Should animals have political rights?

Blurb: Sue Donaldson and Will Kymlicka, co-authors of  Zoopolis: A Political Theory of Animal Rights, will present an original and profoundly affirmative vision of how to ground the complex web of relationships between humans and animals based on principles of justice and compassion.


What: 40 th Annual Philosophy Symposium
Topic:  Animal Citizenship and the Frontier of Animal Rights

When: Saturday, May 9
th, 2020 
Time: 9:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Where: Conway Hall (TE) 153


Sue Donaldson lives in Kingston, Canada where she writes essays, plays, and books, including a vegan recipe collection (Foods That Don't Bite Back, Arsenal Pulp Press 2003) and a mystery novel for young adults (Thread of Deceit, Sumach Press 2004).

Will Kymlicka is the author of six books published by Oxford University Press, including Contemporary Political Philosophy: An Introduction (1990; second edition 2002), Multicultural Citizenship (1995), and Multicultural Odysseys (2007). He is the Canada Research Chair in Political Philosophy at Queen's University.

Sponsored by the SU Philosophy Department and SU alumni. 

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