Thursday, February 25, 3:00 pm. Nancy Tuana (Philosophy and Women’s studies, Penn State), “From a lifeboat ethic to anthropocenean sensibilities.” Buttrick 101. Organizer: David Wood (Philosophy), firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Tuana is a philosopher of science who specializes in issues of ethics and science, with a current focus on feminist philosophical approaches to climate change. She is the founding director of Penn State’s Rock Ethics Institute, and part of an NSF (National Science Foundation)-sponsored research network for Sustainable Climate Risk Management that links a transdisciplinary team of scholars at 24 universities and research institutions across six countries.
This event is co-sponsored by the Department of Philosophy, VUCO2 Cliamte Change Think Tank, the Program in Environmental and Sustainability Studies, and the Eos Project.