CONFERENCE – ISEE Group Sessions at the 2012 Central APA

International Society for Environmental Ethics LogoWe have an excellent array of speakers lined up for the ISEE group sessions at the Central APA this year.  The Central Division Meeting of the American Philosophical Association will be held February 15 – 18, 2012 at the The Palmer House Hilton in Chicago, Illinois.  I encourage any of you who will be at the meeting to attend these sessions!  

Session 1: Thursday, February 16, 9 am-noon
Chair: Kenneth Shockley, University at Buffalo – SUNY

  • “Historical Environmental Values,” J. Michael Scoville, Eastern Michigan University
  • “The Value of Human Relationships with Other Species,” Christopher Rice, Fordham University
  • “Out of Sight, Out of Mind: Toward a Phenomenology of Disposable Things,” Matthew Meyer, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
  • “Climate Change and the Ethics of Individual Emissions: A Response to Sinnott-Armstrong,” Ben Almassi, College of Lake County

Session 2: Thursday, February 16, 5:15-7:15 pm: Greening Philosophy Beyond Environmental Ethics
Chair: Jennifer Everett, DePauw University

  • “Ecophilosophy as World Philosophy: Opportunities and Challenges,” Chris J. Cuomo, University of Georgia
  • “Greening Philosophy, Education and Deliberation,” Kyle Powys Whyte, Michigan State University 
  • “The Case for Greening Philosophy 101,” Amber L. Katherine, Santa Monica College