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Animal Rights and Aboriginal Rights

From: Canadian Perspectives on Animals and the Law


Exposition of a strategy of engagement to address conflicts between animal rights and aboriginal rights.



Will Kymlicka

Will Kymlicka is the Canada Research Chair in Political Philosophy at Queen’s University. He is the author of seven books published by Oxford University Press, most recently Zoopolis: A Political Theory of Animal Rights (2011), co-authored with Sue Donaldson. His previous books include Multicultural Citizenship: A Liberal Theory of Minority Rights (1995) and Multicultural Odysseys: Navigating the New International Politics of Diversity (2007). In 2013, he delivered the HLA Hart Memorial Lecture at the University ofOxford on Animals and the Frontiers of Citizenship.

Sue Donaldson

Sue Donaldson is an independent researcher and author based in Kingston, Ontario. She is co-author with Will Kymlicka of Zoopolis: A Political Theory of Animal Rights (Oxford University Press, 2011), which was the winner of the 2013 Book Prize from the Canadian Philosophical Association. Their joint work is developed further in recent articles in Oxford Journal of Legal Studies; Canadian Journal of Political Science; Journal of Social Philosophy; Dialogue: Canadian Philosophical Review; and Law, Ethics and Philosophy. Her animal rights play, Stirring the Pot, appears in Phaenex: Journal of Existential and Phenomenological Theory and Culture.