Thursday, November 20, 2014

short-listed for a prize in the Voiceless Media Prizes

The producer of the ABC National Radio program The Philosopher's Zone informs me that the episode "The Emotional Lives of Animals" - featuring Stephanie Theodorou and me (both of Immaculata University) - has been short-listed for a prize among ten others in Voiceless Media Prizes.

The Voiceless Media Prize recognizes the most accurate and influential reports on animal protection and ethics.  Winners will be announced in December where there is a $15,000 reward.

For more information see the below copied post from earlier this summer.

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Animal Experience: Consciousness and Emotions in the Natural World has now been published in the "Living Books About Life" series through Open Humanities Press.  The book is open-access, free, and online for you to read. 

ANIMAL EXPERIENCE, edited by Leon Niemoczynski and Stephanie Theodorou (both at Immaculata University, US)
http://www.livingbooksaboutlife.org/books/Animal_Experience
or
LIVING BOOKS ABOUT LIFE
http://www.livingbooksaboutlife.org



Additionally Leon Niemoczynski and Stephanie Theodorou appear on ABC National Radio's The Philosopher's Zone promoting the book.  Direct link to MP3 DOWNLOAD HERE (11.2 MB). 

A link to the radio program's webpage where you can listen to or download the program: http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/philosopherszone/the-emotional-lives-of-animals/5547048

A link to an article about us with snippets from the program and links to closely related topics: http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/philosopherszone/science-and-philosophy-probe-the-emotional-lives-of-animals/5554776