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The Don Shula Chair in Philosophy at

John Carroll University Presents:

The Annual Don Shula Lecture


Professor Lori Gruen

William Griffin Professor of Philosophy

Wesleyan University


“The Ethics of Captivity"


Friday, April 16, 2021, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm


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Professor Lori Gruen is a leading scholar in Animal Studies and Feminist Philosophy.  She is the author and editor of 11 books, including Ethics and Animals: An Introduction (Cambridge, 2011), Critical Terms for Animal Studies (Chicago, 2018), Reflecting on Nature: Readings in Environmental Philosophy and Ethics (Oxford, 2012), Ethics of Captivity (Oxford, 2014), and Entangled Empathy (Lantern, 2015). Her work in practical ethics and political philosophy focuses on issues that impact those often overlooked in traditional ethical investigations, e.g. women, people of color, incarcerated people, and non-human animals. She is a Fellow of the Hastings Center for Bioethics, a Faculty Fellow at Tufts’ Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine’s Center for Animals and Public Policy, and was the first chair of the Faculty Advisory Committee of the Center for Prison Education at Wesleyan.