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AGCI Workshop Participation
May 21, 2012 to May 25, 2012
John Nolt is Professor in the Philosophy Department at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, specializing in philosophical logic and environmental and intergenerational ethics. He received his Ph.D. from Ohio State University in 1978. He is the author of six books, three on logic and three on environmental ethics. Much of his recent research has focused on the ethical implications of climate change. Recent papers include: Nonanthropocentric Climate Ethics, WIRES Climate Change 2, 2011, pp. 701-711; "How Harmful Are the Average American's Greenhouse Gas Emissions? Ethics, Policy and Environment 14, 1, March 2011: 3-10; and Greenhouse Gas Emission and the Domination of Posterity in Denis Arnold, ed., The Ethics of Global Climate Change, Cambridge University Press, 2011: 60-76.
AGCI has become an intellectual proving ground, a ferment for new ideas and concepts, and a place where the different disciplines actually talk, and progress. Hal Harvey
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The Aspen Global Change Institute has been the most prominent place for developing interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary dialogues between scientists and practitioners.Guy Brasseur
We are called to be architects of the future, not its victims. R. Buckminster Fuller