Philosophy and the Environment

November 23, 2023
Philosophy, Murdoch University

Hill Lecture Theatre
South Street
Murdoch 6150

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19th Murdoch Colloquium

Philosophy and the Environment

Thursday 23rd November 2023, 9am – 5pm

Murdoch University, South Street Campus

Keynote speaker:

A/Prof. Dalia Nassar (University of Sydney)

“Forms of Environmental Responsibility”

Philosophy and the Environment

19th Murdoch Philosophy Colloquium

November 23rd, 2024 (9am –5.30pm)

Hill Lecture Theatre, Murdoch University


8.45-9.15: Registration

9.15-9.30: Noongar Greeting (Glen Stasiuk); Opening Remarks (Martin Brueckner)

9.30-10.30: Keynote Address: Forms of Environmental Responsibility (Dalia Nassar)

10.30-11.00: Morning Tea

11.00-11.30: Environmentality and Umwelt Theory (Matthew Chrulew)

11.30-12.00: Rethinking the human-nature relationship in the face of the climate crisis (Daniele Fulvi)

12.00-12.30: Should we all be climate warriors? (Or: Can violent climate activism ever be justified?) (Anne Schwenkenbecher)

12.30-1.00: Kinship, Ecology, and Altruism: Environmental Care as a Cosmic Family Affair (Jorge Mendonca & Lucia C. Neco)

1.00-2.00: Lunch 

(General Section)

2.00-2.30: “Can we have two golds?” Competition and Flourishing in Modern Sport (Samuel Anderson)

2.30-3.00: Aristotle’s Dialectic in the Topics: Debating Definitions of First Principles (Jabe Dodd)

3.00-3.30: Husserl on Personal Level Explanation (Heath Williams)

3.30-4.00: Afternoon Tea Environmental Ethics Based on Relations: Definitions and Clarifications (Lan Tianxiang)

4.30-5.00: Climate Denialism Bullshit is Harmful (Joshua Luczak)

5.00-5.30: Anthropoiesis: Artistic Responses to Environmental Crises (Alys Daroy & Leo Murray)

5.30: Closing Remarks & Student Prize Presentation

Evening: Drinks on campus, dinner in Fremantle

The Colloquium is kindly sponsored by:

HASS Research Support Scheme, Murdoch University

Contact: Tim Flanagan, email: [email protected]

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