Josh Mund, Tulane University Department of Philosophy

Josh Mund

Visiting Assistant Professor


Ph.D. University of Wisconsin-Madison


Academic Interests

My research is in animal ethics, especially arguments regarding humane animal agriculture and issues related to speciesism. I also think a lot about the goals and methods of teaching philosophy.

More about my research and teaching can be found on


  • Buying Humane Animal Products Is Wrong Because It Wrongs the Farmer, forthcoming in Public Affairs Quarterly.
  • Non-conscious Entities Cannot Have Well-Being, forthcoming in Journal of Value Inquiry.
  • Contingent Existence, Worthwhile Lives, and Humane Animal Slaughter, forthcoming in Social Theory and Practice.
  • Genealogical Relationships Do Not Support Indirect Speciesism, Journal of Animal Ethics (9) 2019, 143–57.