Life is Hard

This is a thoughtful, personal and wise book that tackles the human experiences of infirmity, loneliness, grief, failure, injustice, absurdity and hope through a philosophical lens.  Setiya draws on the great philosophers of the ages, not always siding with them, pitting them against each other, questioning their assumptions and the social context which informed theirContinue reading “Life is Hard”

How Animals Grieve

We either don’t know or don’t care about the rich inner lives of the creatures we share this planet with. Yet, from people who share their homes with pets to researchers, wildlife conservationists, zoologists, and everyone who works with animals have no doubt that the range of emotions in varied species is diverse and constant.Continue reading “How Animals Grieve”