18th Apr 2018, 12:00am-12:00am
Reimagining the Good Life: Sustainability Ethics in Theory and Practice
Please join us for a half-day conference on sustainability ethics and resilience. The conference, scheduled Wednesday, April 18, 2018, brings together philosophers and other environmental theorists to address questions at the intersection of sustainability, philosophy, and ethics. These questions include: How can we revise our idea of “the good life” to promote sustainability? How do […]
Dec 17, 2013
Citizenship in the 21st century
If a part of the body could think, it would never think it could survive at the cost of the whole. If we accept the extreme interconnectedness of different systems and processes on the Earth, this same concept can be applied on a societal level.
5th-8th Dec 2013, 12:00am-12:00am
Philosophy of the City
Philosophy began in the city (Plato, Aristotle), and the city is a recurrent topic for major writers in the history of philosophy (Aquinas, Machiavelli); today, as the majority of the world's people live in cities, practitioners are taking the field in new directions -- examining the question, "how shall we live?"
Nov 26, 2012
The only way to ensure future happiness is to change the way we live: a speech from Uruguay's President Jose Mujica
Uruguay's president Jose Mujica offers a stirring reminder that happiness will soon become impossible unless we, all of us, make drastic lifestyle changes today, hearkening back to one of our founding forefathers and their shared Epicurean mindset.