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Aug 4, 2021

The Animal Rights discussion began when philosophers asked whether animals suffer. They do. But physical pain is one thing, do they feel emotions and grief? If a donkey does, does a spider? Author Barbara J. King, a professor emerita in Anthropology at William and Mary talks to Emil Guillermo about her research and how a knowledge of animal feelings could improve our empathy and compassion toward animals. 

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