Between the Species is a peer-reviewed electronic journal devoted to the philosophical examination of the relationship between human beings and other animals. While most articles are ethical inquiries, others raise issues involving metaphysics, epistemology and other areas of philosophical investigation. Between the Species is an open access journal: users have the right to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to the full texts of articles.
About our back issues
Many of the articles from the original print version of Between the Species (1985-1996) are available on this website in Volumes 1-12. Articles from the original print version with compound issue numbers, such as Vol. 10, Nos. 3-4, are compiled into the leading issue number, e.g., Vol. 10, Issue 3. Complete issues of the online journal from 2002 to 2010 inclusive are compiled in Volume 13.
Current Issue: Volume 25, Issue 1 (2022)
Extending the Impairment Argument to Sentient Non-Human Animals
Christopher A. Bobier
"Porphyry, the Argument from Species Overlap, and Rationality"
Daniel A. Dombrowski
Animal Morality: Control Without Reflective Self-Awareness
Sabina M. Schrynemakers
Skill or Slaughter in ‘Fair Chase:’ What does Animal Resistance Tell us about Modern Sports Hunting
Erica von Essen and Michael P. Allen
Imagine: A Critical Examination of Activist Methods