|Name Elisa Aaltola||Role Author|
|Books Animal Individuality, "Animal Suffering"|
Elisa aaltola akrasia the persistence of animal consumption iarc 2015
Elisa Aaltola (born 1976) is a Finnish philosopher, specialised in animal and environmental philosophy.
- Elisa aaltola akrasia the persistence of animal consumption iarc 2015
- Elisa aaltola el inten moraalinen arvo ja asema
She studied at the Institute for Ethics, Environment, and Public Policy at Lancaster University and submitted her doctoral thesis to the University of Turku on Animal Individuality: Moral and Cultural Categorisations. Her book Eläinten moraalinen arvo (Vastapaino 2004) is considered the first commercially published Finnish monograph dedicated solely to animal ethics. She is also the author of Animal Suffering: Philosophy and Culture (Palgrave MacMillan, 2012), as well as over 30 peer-reviewed papers on animal philosophy. Her edited volumes include "Animal Ethics and Philosophy: Questioning the Orthodoxy" (co-edited with John Hadley, Rowman & Littlefield Int. 2014). Aaltola is an adjunct professor at the University of Turku and a senior research fellow at the University of Eastern Finland.