Please note that this event has been cancelled. J. Baird Callicott '63 retired as University Distinguished Research Professor and Regents Professor of Philosophy at the University of North Texas in 2015. He is co-Editor-in-Chief of the Encyclopedia of Environmental Ethics and Philosophy, as well as an author of numerous books, journal articles, and book chapters in environmental philosophy and ethics. His most recent book, Thinking Like a Planet: The Land Ethic and the Earth Ethic, was published by Oxford University Press in 2013.
There will be a reception preceding the lecture at 5:00 pm in Blount Lobby and a panel discussion following Dr. Callicott's remarks with Dr. Jeff Jackson, Assoc. Professor and Chair, History; Dr. Leigh Pittenger, Asst. Professor, Religious Studies; and Dr. Rebecca Tuvel, Asst. Professor, Philosophy.