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Thinking About Animals Thinking

Friday, March 8, 2013 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Join Virginia Morellour diverse expert panel for brief presentations and a discussion addressing the questions:

What are the implications or consequences of the analogues between animal and human behaviors?

What can we infer about animal thoughts and feelings from animal behaviors?

What does that suggest about our relationships with these creatures, and perhaps nature in general?  Panelists Include:


  • Michael Nelson (moderator)
  • Virginia Morell “Exploring Animal Minds: What We Know Now”
  • Dave Mellinger “Whales Songs, Whale Minds”
  • Kathleen Dean Moore  “The Solace of Snakes.”
  • Bill Ripple “Predators, Prey, and the Ecology of Fear”

Memorial Union (campus map)
Journey Room
Charles Goodrich
spring.creek at oregonstate.edu
School of History, Philosophy, and Religion