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Talks by Holmes Rolston III, University Distinguished Professor and Professor Emeritus , Colorado State University

August 29, 2011

There are two upcoming talks organized by the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences’ Environment Research Cluster related to energy and the environment which you might be interested to attend.

Details are as follows:

“Three Big Bangs: Matter-Energy, Life, Mind”
D: 13th September
T: 3-5pm
V: AS7 Auditorium (AS7 01-02), The Shaw Foundation Building, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, NUS Kent Ridge Campus

“The Future of Environmental Ethics”D: 15th September
T: 3-5pm
V: AS7 Auditorium (AS7 01-02), The Shaw Foundation Building, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, NUS Kent Ridge Campus

About the speaker:
Holmes Rolston III is University Distinguished Professor and Professor of Philosophy Emeritus at Colorado State University. His recent books include: Genes, Genesis and God; Science and Religion: A Critical Survey, Philosophy Gone Wild, Environmental Ethics and Conserving Natural Value. He edited Biology, Ethics, and the Origins of Life. He has written chapters in eighty books and more than one hundred professional articles. His books have been used as texts in three hundred colleges and universities at home and abroad. He was recently Visiting Distinguished Professor at Yale University. His articles have been anthologized more than one hundred times. His work has been translated into fifteen foreign languages. Rolston was laureate for the 2003 Templeton Prize in Religion, the award presented by Prince Philip in Buckingham Palace. He was awarded the Mendel Medal by Villanova University in 2005. He gave the Gifford Lectures, University of Edinburgh, 1997‐1998, has lectured on seven continents and is featured in Joy A. Palmer, Fifty Key Thinkers on the Environment. He is past and founding president of the International Society for Environmental Ethics. This past summer, under a UNESCO symposium, he taught the teachers of environmental ethics in Russia, lectured on science and religion at Oxford University, and rode 120 miles on horseback in the Bob Marshall Wilderness in Montana. In October and November he is teaching teachers of environmental ethics in Taiwan.

Email Vichitra Godamunne at fasvksg@nus.edu.sg to register.

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