CALL FOR PAPERS – A Constructive Environmentalism (Special issue on Steven Vogel)

Deadline: January 9th, 2023

Since the 1980s, Steven Vogel’s critical theory has been distinctive in environmental philosophy for both its rigor and its definite position. Particularly in Against Nature (1996) and Thinking like a Mall (2015), Vogel articulated a constructive environmentalism that simultaneously analyzes the fields of environmental ethics and politics in terms of the critical theory of social alienation and proposes a discourse-based, socialist form of environmentalism grounded in working out the meaning and norms of our environment together through difficult solidarity. In the last decade especially, social constructivist positions in environmental philosophy have come under criticism from a range of positions in environmental thought from new materialism, Actor Network Theory, and object-oriented ontology to a family of approaches articulating how the more than human world is communicative. Anti- and de-colonial environmentalisms have pressed hard on the purported anthropocentrism of positions such as Vogel’s which center the communicative power of human agents in the construction of politics and environmental norms.

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CALL FOR PAPERS – Holmes Rolston III Early Career Essay Prize in Environmental Philosophy

Deadline: July 15, 2022

The International Society for Environmental Ethics invites scholars in an early stage of their career to participate in our annual essay Holmes Rolston Essay prize competition.
The prize is named in honor of Professor Holmes Rolston III, for his key work in developing the field of environmental philosophy. Papers are invited on all aspects of environmental philosophy, and the call extends to include environmentally-related papers with a strong theoretical component.

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Call for Papers

International Society for Environmental Ethics
2023 American Philosophical Association Eastern Division Meeting

Deadline: Friday, June 17, 2022

Submissions are invited for the International Society for Environmental Ethics (ISEE) group sessions at the 2023 Eastern Division Meeting of the American Philosophical Association (APA). The meeting will be held January 4-7, 2023 in Montreal, Canada.

ISEE invites submissions of individual presentations (approximately 20 minutes) or proposals for themed sessions (particular topics, author-meets-critics, etc.) in any area of ethics and the environment.

You do not need to be a member of ISEE to submit a proposal; however, if accepted we ask that all presenters have a current annual membership in the society ($50 regular / $35 student). Membership dues help fund room and A/V expenses at the APA, along with the other activities of the Society. Financial assistance with membership is available on a case-by-case basis. For information on membership:

Submission Procedure

For individual paper submissions, please submit either: (1) a 500-word abstract, or (2) a full paper (approx. 3000 words). Before submitting, please confirm you will be able to attend the APA if your presentation is accepted.

For themed sessions, please submit the proposed session title, a brief description of the session, names of all those participating, and titles for each paper/presentation. Paper abstracts (of approx. 500 words) are strongly encouraged. Participants should be confirmed as willing to attend if the session goes forward.

Materials should be submitted in Microsoft Word or PDF format to ISEE Secretary Corey Katz ( by Friday, June 17, 2022.

Please make the subject of your email: ISEE Eastern APA 2023

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS – 2022 Victoria Davion Award for Intersectionality in Environmental Ethics

The International Society for Environmental Ethics and Ethics & the Environment Journal
are pleased to announce a CALL FOR NOMINATIONS for the 2022 Victoria Davion Award for Intersectionality in Environmental Ethics. Deadline for Nominations: May 6, 2022

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JOB – Assistant professor in Environmental Ethics, University of Twente (due March 15, 2022)

The Philosophy Section of the University of Twente in the Netherlands is looking for an Assistant professor in Environmental Ethics (full-time, with prospects of permanent position upon good performance) with a (future) research interest in technology and its role in society

The philosophy section is internationally leading in the philosophy and ethics of technology. It currently includes nineteen tenured and tenure-track staff members, five postdocs, sixteen PhD students, and six temporary and part-time faculty members. The department also participates in the interuniversity 4TU.Center for Ethics and Technology as a founding member. Both the department and the Center have a strong international orientation and include members from many different nationalities.

Your application should include a CV (which should include the title of your dissertation and a short description of its contents), a letter of application (including a summary of your teaching evaluations), a writing sample, and contact information for 2 or more references and should be sent no later than March 15th, 2022.

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