Pleasurable Kingdom: Animals and the Nature of Feeling Good
Jonathan Balcombe, an expert in animal behavior, discusses animals that seem to demonstrate pleasure, and pleasure's theoretical origins in evolution. Balcombe is an animal behavior research scientist at the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine in Washington, D.C., and the author of Pleasurable Kingdom: Animals and the Nature of Feeling Good (Macmillan, 2006).
Date: April 24, 2006
Location: Gasson 305
Sponsor(s): Boston College Animal Rights Organization