Earth to Philosophy
2: Mateusz Tokarski
Mateusz Tokarski joins us to revisit the most thrilling parts of his dissertation Wild at Home: The Ethics of Living with Discomforting Wildlife, which he defended in 2017. We talk about Val Plumwood's famous (well, in environmental philosophy circles) near-death experience with a crocodile, among other things.
Mateusz is an editor, writer, translator, and researcher. He holds a BA in Film and Theatre Studies from London Metropolitan University, a MA in semiotics (Aarhus University, Denmark/Tartu University, Estonia), and in September 2017 obtained a PhD in philosophy with a thesis on human-animal relations (Radboud University Nijmegen, Netherlands)
You can find Mateusz's complete dissertation, as well as other papers and presentations, on his academia page.
Chs. 4 & 5 of Mateusz's dissertation: Wild at Home
"Being Prey," Val Plumwood - available online here
Opening music is Where it Goes by Jahzzar.