Support Aeon

‘Aeon is one of the most consistently great publications on the internet. My life would be poorer without it.’

Assistant Professor Lee Vinsel, USA, Friend of Aeon

Aeon is a registered charity committed to the spread of knowledge and a cosmopolitan worldview.
But we can’t do it without you.

Donate now

Aeon is a registered charity committed to the spread of knowledge and a cosmopolitan worldview. Our mission is to create a sanctuary online for serious thinking.

No ads, no paywall, no clickbait – just thought-provoking ideas from the world’s leading thinkers, free to all. But we can’t do it without you.

Donate now

Raymond Coppinger

is professor emeritus of biology at Hampshire College in Amherst, MassachusettsHe lectures around the world and organises research on animal behaviour, especially the behaviour of canines. His latest book is How Dogs Work (2015), co-authored with Mark Feinstein.

Written by Raymond Coppinger