"What is Life? Perspectives from Environmental Philosophy"

Date: 
09/28/2022 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Location: 
Whitehall Classroom Bldg, RM 106
Speaker(s) / Presenter(s): 
Bob Sandmeyer, Department of Philosophy

Join the Department of Philosphy for the Fall 2022-23 "Meet a Philosopher Series." This series is aimed at undergraduate students of any major interested in topics surrounding philosophy.

As introduction, Professor Sandmeyer will discuss his personal journey that led him to the study environmental philosophy. He will then present a brief overview of the idea of an existential ecology, which understands life as a relational or ecological concept. He will conclude by detailing what environmental philosophy courses he has developed and is teaching at UK and explain his current effort to establish an Environmental Humanities Initiative here.