Invitation to the conference New Frontiers in Environmental Philosophy

Dear friends of environmental thinking! The Environmental Philosophy Research Group at UiT: The Arctic University of Norway hereby invites you to the first annual conference on environmental philosophy. Clear your calendar and book tickets to Tromsø from May 30 to June 1, 2018. ONLINE REGISTRATION

NEW FRONTIERS IN ENVIRONMENTAL PHILOSOPHY

Using Nature – Virtues in Human-Nature Relations – Economic Growth: Limitarianism

   

SPEAKERS:

 

Ingrid Robeyns, Utrecht University

Steven Vogel, Denison University

Christopher Preston, University of Montana

Simon Hailwood, University of Liverpool

Brenna Holland, Lehigh University

Clare Heyward, University of Warwick/UiT: The Arctic University of Norway

 

Øyvind Stokke, UiT: The Arctic University of Norway

Svein Anders Noer Lie, UiT: The Arctic University of Norway

Trine Antonsen & Erik Lundestad, UiT: The Arctic University of Norway

Anna-Karin Andersson, UiT: The Arctic University of Norway

Jonas Jakobsen, UiT: The Arctic University of Norway

Morten Wasrud, UiT: The Arctic University of Norway

 

 

 

PRELIMINARY PROGRAM:

 

WEDNESDAY MAY 30

19:00: Opening “public lecture”, by Christopher Preston

 

THURSDAY MAY 31

09:00-16:00: Conference 1st day

 

FRIDAY JUNE 1

09:00-16:00: Conference 2nd day

 

 

TOPICS:

 

Using Nature

From asking how human impact (on nature) can be avoided, to asking HOW nature should be affected.

 

Virtues in Human-Nature Relations

Attitudes, virtues and habits towards non-human nature, and the relationship between individual and collective action.

 

Economic Growth: Limitarianism

Ingrid Robeyns’ term ‘limitarianism’ and the relationship between ethical theories and “economic realities”.



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