Cheryl Abbate’s Publications
- Abbate, Cheryl. People and Their Animal Companions: Navigating Moral Constraints in a Harmful Yet Meaningful World. Phil Studies.
- Abbate, Cheryl. On the role of knowers and corresponding epistemic role oughts. Synthese 199: 9497–9522.
- Abbate, Cheryl (C.E.). The Epistemology of Meat Eating. Social Epistemology 35(1): 67-84.
- Abbate, Cheryl. Re-defending Feline Liberty: a Response to Fischer. Acta Analytica 36: 451–463.
- Abbate, Cheryl (C.E.). Animal Rights and the Duty to Harm: When to be a Harm Causing Deontologist. Journal for Ethics and Moral Philosophy 3(1): 5-26.
- Abbate, Cheryl (C.E.).How to Help when it Hurts: ACT Individually (and in Groups). Animal Studies Journal 9(1): 170-200.
- Abbate, Cheryl (C.E.). Meat Eating and Moral Responsibility: Exploring the Moral Distinctions Between Meat Eaters and Puppy Torturers. Utilitas 32(4): 398-415.
- Abbate, Cheryl (C.E.). On Moral Ignorance and Mistakes of Fact: A Response to Harman. Philosophia 48(4):1355-1362.
- Abbate, Cheryl (C.E.).Valuing Animals As They Are—Whether they feel it or not. European Journal of Philosophy 28(3): 770-788.
- Abbate, Cheryl (C.E.).A Defense of Free-Roaming Cats from a Hedonist Account of Feline Well-being. Acta Analytica 35(3): 439-461.
- Abbate, Cheryl (C.E.) and Fischer, Bob. Don’t Demean “Invasives”: Conservation and Wrongful Species Discrimination (co-authored with Bob Fischer). Animals 871 (9).
- Abbate, Cheryl (C.E.). Save the Meat for Cats: Why It’s Wrong to Eat Roadkill. Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics 32: 165–182.
- Abbate, Cheryl (C.E.).Harming (Respectfully) Some to Help Others: Animal Rights and the Moral Imperative to Spay and Neuter. Between the Species 21(1): 94-126.
- Abbate, Cheryl (C.E.).Re-defending Nonhuman Justice in Complex Animal Communities: A Response to Jacobs. Journal of Animal Ethics 8(2): 159-165.
- Abbate, Cheryl (C.E.). Higher and Lower Political Animals: A Critical Analysis of Aristotle’s Account of the Political Animal. Journal of Animal Ethics 6(1): 54–66.
- Abbate, Cheryl (C.E.). How to Help when it Hurts: The Problem of Assisting Victims of Injustice. Journal of Social Philosophy 47(2): 142–70.
- Abbate, Cheryl (C.E.).Adventures in Moral Consistency: How to Develop an Abortion Ethic from an Animal Rights Framework. Ethical Theory and Moral Practice 18(1): 145–64.
- Abbate, Cheryl (C.E.). Comparing Lives and Epistemic Limitations: A Critique of Regan’s Lifeboat from an Unprivileged Position. Ethics and the Environment 20(1): 1–21.
- Abbate, Cheryl (C.E.). The Search for Liability in the Defensive Killing of Nonhuman Animals. Social Theory and Practice 41(1): 106–30.
- Abbate, Cheryl (C.E.). Assuming Risk: A Critical Analysis of a Soldier’s Duty to Prevent Collateral Damage. Journal of Military Ethics 13(1): 70–93.
- Abbate, Cheryl (C.E.). Nonhuman Animals: Not Necessarily Saints or Sinners. Between the Species 17(1): 1–30.
- Abbate, Cheryl (C.E.). Virtue Ethics and Animals: A Minimally Decent Ethic for Practical Living in a Non-ideal World. Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics 27(6): 909–29.
- Abbate, Cheryl (C.E.). Racialized Sexual Discrimination: A Moral Right or Morally Wrong? In Palgrave Handbook of Sexual Ethics, edited by David Boonin,
- Abbate, Cheryl (C.E.). The Animals in Our Living Rooms: Friends or Family? (forthcoming)
- Abbate, Cheryl (C.E.). Animal Ethics. In Routledge Handbook of Animal Welfare, edited by Knight, A., Phillips, C., & Sparks, P.
- Abbate, Cheryl (C.E). The Virtues and Vices of Germline Editing Research (forthcoming)
- Abbate, Cheryl (C.E.).It’s Not Just a Personal Preference: Racialized Discrimination in the Tinder Context. In College Ethics (Oxford University Press), edited by Bob Fischer.
- Abbate, Cheryl (C.E.). Veganism, (Almost) Harm-Free Animal Flesh, and Nonmaleficence: Navigating dietary ethics in an unjust world. In Routledge Handbook of Animal Ethics (Routledge), edited by Bob Fischer.
- Abbate, Cheryl (C.E.). Compassion and Animals: How We Ought to Treat Animals in a World Without Justice. In The Moral Psychology of Compassion (Rowman and Littlefield), ed. Carolyn Price and Justin Caouette.
Commentaries & Replies
- Abbate, Cheryl. Commentary on Deborah Heikes’s “Epistemic Ignorance and Moral Responsibility.” Southwest Philosophy Review 36(2): 27-29.
- Abbate, Cheryl. Nonculpably Ignorant Meat Eaters & Epistemically Unjust Meat Producers. Social Epistemology Review and Reply Collective 9 (9): 46-54.
- Abbate, Cheryl (C.E.). Sheep Complexity Outside the Laboratory. Sentience 233: 1-3.
- Abbate, Cheryl (C.E.). Risking Harm for Canine Longevity. American Journal of Bioethics 18 (10): 60-61.
- Abbate, Cheryl (C.E.). Review of The Future of Meat without Animals, edited by Brianne Donaldson and Christopher Carter. Environmental Ethics 39(3):341-344.
- Abbate, Cheryl (C.E.). Assuming Risk: A Critical Analysis of a Soldier’s Duty to Prevent Collateral Damage. In Moral Reasoning: A Text and Reader on Ethics and Contemporary Moral Issues, ed. by David Morrow. Oxford University Press.
Some Replies to My Work
- Larry Arnhart, The Darwinian Emergence of Aristotle’s Political Animals: A Reply to Cheryl Abbate
- Bob Fischer, Are Meat-Eaters Epistemically Unlucky? In Social Epistemology Review and Reply Collective (2020)
- Bob Fischer, Keep Your Cats Indoors: A Reply to Abbate. In Acta Analytica (2020)
- Edward Jacobs, Aristotle and the zoon politkon: A response to Abbate. In Journal of Animal Ethics (2018)
- Corey Wrenn, How to Help When It Hurts? Think Systemic. In Animal Studies Journal (2018)
Dr. Abbate is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. She is also the founder of the Animal Ethics from the Margins Project and an associate editor of Between the Species. She received her PhD in philosophy from the University of Colorado, Boulder in 2019. Dr. Abbate has been published in several peer-reviewed academic journals including Acta Analytica, Ethical Theory and Moral Practice, Journal of European Philosophy, Journal of Social Philosophy, Social Epistemology, Social Theory and Practice, and Utilitas.