Ed. note: I recently attended a monarch festival at the South Shore Cultural Center, where I got to hear a dynamic mother-daughter duo speak to the value of this special place on the South Side of Chicago. I asked if […]

Living Chicago


Over 9 billion metric tons of plastic have been produced since 1950. Where has it all gone? In the illuminating documentary The Plastic Problem, the PBS NewsHour explores the scourge of plastic remnants in our oceans and lakes, their points […]

The Plastic Problem


Special Issue of Environmental Ethics Settler colonialism intersects with environmental issues, e.g. land use, water management, traditional ecological knowledge, ethics of place, environmental justice…  This connection is, however, sorely under-discussed in environmental philosophy. This special issue intends to breach this […]

CFP: Settler Colonialism and Environmental Ethics



The department of philosophy at the University of Twente is looking for an Assistant Professor in ethics or political philosophy focusing on emerging technology and its role in society (e.g., biomedical, environmental, digital) Two-year appointment with prospects for a permanent […]

the University of Twente: Assistant Professor ...


I have another life. It’s one of those lives in which, from time to time, you find yourself needing to go to meetings where everyone (else) is dressed in smart business attire. Typically, at such meetings, one group of people […]

Other Lives


The International Society for Environmental Ethics (ISEE) is pleased to announce publicly the winner and finalists for the Andrew Light Award for Public Philosophy.  ISEE established the award to promote work in public philosophy and honor contributions to the field […]

2020 Andrew Light Award for Public ...