Dale Jamieson | Reason in a Dark Time: Ethics and Politics in a Greenhouse World
March 16 2012, 12:30 pm
Lunch will be provided
Dale Jamieson is Director of Environmental Studies at New York University, where he is also Professor of Environmental Studies and Philosophy, and Affiliated Professor of Law. Formerly he was Henry R. Luce Professor in Human Dimensions of Global Change at Carleton College, and Professor of Philosophy at the University of Colorado, Boulder, where he won both the Dean's award for research in the social sciences and the Chancellor's award for research in the humanities. He is the author of Ethics and the Environment: An Introduction (Cambridge, 2008), and Morality's Progress: Essays on Humans, Other Animals, and the Rest of Nature (Oxford, 2002).He recently co-edited Climate Ethics: Essential Readings (Oxford, 2010), with Steve Gardiner, Simon Caney, and Henry Shue.
Dr. Jamieson is a past president of the International Society for Environmental Ethics and he has held visiting appointments at the National Center for Atmospheric Research, Cornell, Princeton, Stanford, Oregon, Arizona State University, Monash and the University of the Sunshine Coast in Australia. His research has been funded by the National Science Foundation, the US Environmental Protection Agency, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the Office of Global Programs in the National Atmospheric and Aeronautics Administration. He is currently a Principal Investigator on a National Science Foundation Project entitled “Assessing Assessments: A Historical and Philosophical Study of Scientific Assessments for Environmental Policy in the Late 20th Century”, with Michael Oppenheimer (Princeton) and Naomi Oreskes (UCSD).
His lecture for the Climate Change Project will focus on the moral and political challenges of climate change, a topic on which Dr. Jamieson has worked for more than twenty-five years.
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