INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY FOR ENVIRONMENTAL ETHICSNEWSLETTER
Volume 21, No. 1, Winter 2010
ISEE membership dues are now due annually by Earth Day—22 April—of each year.
Please pay your 2010-2011 dues now if you have not already done so.
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ISEE at APAs:
Please see the “Conferences and Calls” section of this Newsletter for calls for papers for the 2010 Eastern American Philosophical Association (APA) meeting on 27-30December 2010 in Boston and the 2011 Pacific APA meeting on 20-23 April 2011 in San Diego.
ISEE Sessions at the Upcoming APA, Pacific Division Meeting, Westin St. Francis, SanFrancisco, California, 31 March-3 April 2010:
Wednesday, 31 March, 1800-2100:Topic: Environmental MetaphysicsChair: Geoffrey Frasz (College of Southern Nevada)Speakers:1.
Nathan Kowalsky (University of Alberta) “The Metaphysics of Crisis: Maintaining MoralContingency in Environmental Philosophy”Commentator: John Basl (University of Wisconsin—Madison)2.
Bob Sandmeyer (University of Kentucky) “An Existential Interpretation of Aldo Leopold’sConcept of Land”Commentator: Dylan Trigg (University of Sussex)3.
Tim Christion (University of North Texas) “Nature’s Agency or Nature’s Response? What ItIs for the Natural World to Relate to Us”Commentator: Avram Hiller (Portland State University)Friday, 2 April 1900-2200:Topic: Moral Responsibilities to NatureChair: Christina M. Bellon (California State University—Sacramento)Speakers:1.
Toby Svoboda (Pennsylvania State University) “Natural Goods and the MoralConsiderability of Non-humans”Commentator: Lisa Kretz (Dalhousie University)2.
David Wood (Vanderbilt University) “In the Face of Anthropogenic Climate Change, HowStrong Is the Case for Voluntary Human Extinction?”Commentator: Jeff Sebo (New York University)3.
Jennifer Welchman (University of Alberta) “A Defense of Environmental Stewardship”Commentator: Chris Cuomo (University of Georgia)