Oxford Smith School Visiting Fellow, Professor Stephen Gardiner, will be giving a talk at the Smith School on the ethics of geoengineering.
Stephen M. Gardiner is Professor of Philosophy and Ben Rabinowitz Professor of Human Dimensions of the Environment at the University of Washington, Seattle. His main areas of interest are ethical theory, political philosophy and environmental ethics. His recent work has focused on the ethical issues surrounding global environmental problems, such as climate change, and particularly on our responsibilities to future generations. He has also published on theoretical virtue ethics, especially in connection with Aristotle, and on Socrates’ political philosophy.