About the Journal
The Journal of Animal Ethics is the first named journal of animal ethics in the world. It is devoted to the exploration of progressive thought about animals. It is multidisciplinary in nature and international in scope. It covers theoretical and applied aspects of animal ethics -- of interest to academics from the humanities and the sciences, as well as professionals working in the field of animal protection. The Journal is published by the University of Illinois Press in partnership with the Ferrater Mora Oxford Centre for Animal Ethics. The aim of the Centre is to pioneer ethical perspectives on animals through academic research, teaching, and publication.
The Ferrater Mora Oxford Centre for Animal Ethics is the first in the world dedicated to pioneering ethical perspectives on animals through academic research, teaching, and publication; is an independent “think tank” for the advancement of progressive thought about animals; aims to put animals on the intellectual agenda; consists of an international fellowship of academics drawn from both the humanities and the sciences dedicated to pioneering ethical perspectives; contributes to thoughtful public debate about animals; strives to become a world-class centre of academic excellence, and is proud of its academic independence. The Centre is an independent educational company for the purpose of “adult and other education”. It is not under the aegis, control, or sanction of the University of Oxford. The Centre is affiliated with the Oxford University Animal Ethics Society.