Future Trends in Environmental Philosophy

May 30 to June 2, 2006 

A Joint Conference of the

 International Society for Environmental Ethics

    and the  


 International Association for Environmental Philosophy

Sponsored by the  

Conference Program

Tuesday, May 30th

7 to 9 pm:
"Back to the Earth Ethic: Reading Leopold in Reverse" J. Baird Callicott (UNT)
Comments by Clare Palmer (Washington University) and Stuart Allison (Biology, Knox)
Chair, Robert Frodeman (UNT)

Wednesday, May 31st

9 to 10 am
"Human Virtues and Natural Values" Simon James (Durham, UK)
Comments by Chaone Mallory (Oregon)

10:15 to 11:15 am
"The Greening of Sovereignty" Juliann Allison (Political Science, UCR)
Comments by Mark Woods (USD)

11:30 to 1 pm
"Doing, Allowing, and Precaution" Marion Hourdequin (Brandeis)
Comments by Andrew Jameton (Nebraska-Omaha)

"Climate Change and Global Justice" Lauren Hartzell (Stanford)
Comments by Sandy Askland (Law, ASU)

7 to 9 pm
"Varieties of Overconsumption" David Schmidtz and Elizabeth Willott (Arizona)
Comments by Jennifer Everett (Carleton) and Chris Schlottman (NYU)
Chair, Dale Jamieson (NYU)

Thursday, June 1

9 to 10 am
"Failures of Imagination: Stuck and Out of Luck in the Suburbs" Robert Kirkman (Georgia Tech)
Comments by Amy Knisley (Colby-Sawyer)

10:15 to 11:15 am
"A Buddhist Defense of a Disinterested Model of the Aesthetic Appreciation of Natural Environments" Rob Loftis (St. Lawrence) (Handout)
Comments by John Fisher (CU)

11:30 to 1 pm
"Towards a Jamesian Environmental Philosophy" Piers Stephens (Michigan State)
Comments by Ben Hale (CU)

"Pluralism Without Pragmatism" Paul Moriarity (Longwood State)
Comments by Wayne Ouderkirk (Empire State)

Friday, June 2

9 to 10 am

"The Intentionality and Animal Heritage of Moral Experience" (Charles Brown, Emporia State)
Comments by Jessica Pierce (CU)

10:15 to 11:15 am
"Environmental Preservation and Second-Order Procrastination," Chrisoula Andreou (Utah)
Comments by Holmes Rolston, III (CSU)

11:30 to 1 pm
Wildness, the Self, and Nature
"The Imperial Self in Nature" (Frank Coleman, Independent Scholar)
Comments by Phil Cafaro (CSU)

"How to Appropriate Wildness Appropriately" Martin Drenthen (Nijmegen, Netherlands)
Comments by Ned Hettinger (Charleston)

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