David M. Peña-Guzmán is associate professor of humanities at San Francisco State University. He specialises in animal studies, theories of consciousness, the history and philosophy of science, and contemporary European philosophy. He is coauthor of Chimpanzee Rights: The Philosophers’ Brief and cohost of the popular Overthink podcast.
Books by David Peña-Guzmán
Interviews with David Peña-Guzmán
The Animal Mind: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Animal Cognition
by Kristin Andrews
What Would Animals Say If We Asked the Right Questions?
by Vinciane Despret, translated by Brett Buchanan
An Immense World: How Animal Senses Reveal the Hidden Realms Around Us
by Ed Yong
The Emotional Lives of Animals
by Marc Bekoff
Why Look At Animals?
by John Berger
The more we learn about the minds of other species, the more we are forced to question any assumptions that might previously have been made about their inner lives. Here, the philosopher David Peña-Guzmán talks us through the profound questions thrown up by research into animal cognition, perception and emotion, as he recommends five of the best books on animal consciousness.