Dale Jamieson, professor of environmental studies and philosophy at New York University (N.Y.U.), will lecture at Washington and Lee University on March 17 at 5 p.m. in the Hillel House, room 101. The event will be streamed live online.
He will speak on “How to Live in the Anthropocene (Human Dominated Planet).” The talk is free and open to the public. This lecture is sponsored by W&L’s Department of Philosophy and the Root Lecture Fund.
At N.Y.U., Jamieson is also affiliated professor of law, affiliated professor of bioethics and founding director and chair of environmental studies and animal studies. In addition, he is distinguished visiting professor at the Dickson Poon School of Law at King’s College in London and adjunct professor at the University of the Sunshine Coast in Australia.
Jamieson is the author of “Reason in a Dark Time: Why the Struggle to Stop Climate Change Failed—and What It Means for our Future” (2014); “Ethics and the Environment: An Introduction” (2008); and “Morality’s Progress: Essays on Humans Other Animals and the Rest of Nature” (2002).
He is editor or co-editor of nine books, most recently “Love in the Anthropocene” (ed., 2015) and “Reflecting on Nature: Readings in Environmental Philosophy” (ed., 2012). He has also authored more than 100 articles and book chapters.
Jamieson is on the editorial boards of several journals including Environmental Humanities, Science and Engineering Ethics; and Journal of Applied Philosophy. His research has been funded by the National Science Foundation, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Office of Global Programs in the National Atmospheric and Aeronautics Administration.
Formerly, he was the Henry R. Luce Professor in Human Dimensions of Global Change at Carleton College and professor of philosophy at the University of Colorado, Boulder. He has held visiting appointments at the National Center for Atmospheric Research, Cornell, Princeton, Stanford, Oregon, Arizona University and Monash University in Australia.