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Person-Post: Joseph Lynch, PhD – Fellow

25th June 2007

is Associate Professor of Philosophy at California Polytechnic State University. He is currently serving as Editor of Between the Species a philosophical journal on animal issues. Dr Lynch has published articles on animal consciousness, animal belief, and theodicy and animal pain. His general research areas are in the philosophy of religion, philosophy of mind, and Asian philosophy. Among other topics, Dr Lynch is currently interested in Buddhist perspectives on the moral status of animals. In addition to the American Philosophical Association, he regularly affiliates with the Society for the Study of Ethics and Animals, the Society for Asian and Comparative Philosophy, the Society for Philosophy and Psychology, and the Society for the Study of Philosophy and the Martial Arts.