The Ethics of Conferences in the Age of Climate Change

Posted by on Dec 8, 2014
The Ethics of Conferences in the Age of Climate Change

A nice article with a ridiculous title appeared in Saturday’s New York Times on the efforts of Lauri Zoloth, president of the American Academy of Religion, to create a “sabbatical year” from the AAR’s annual conference as a way of decreasing its carbon emissions: “We could choose to not meet at a huge annual meeting in which we take […]

New from OHP: Zylinska ‘Minimal Ethics for the Anthropocene’

Posted by on Oct 24, 2014
New from OHP: Zylinska ‘Minimal Ethics for the Anthropocene’

Joanna Zylinska’s Minimal Ethics for the Anthropocene continues Open Humanities Press’s Critical Climate Change series, edited by Tom Cohen and Claire Colebrook. Zylinska’s book addresses the fascinating question how to think ethics across multiple scales. From the website: Life typically becomes an object of reflection when it is seen to be under threat. In particular, humans have […]