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[talk] THE ETHICS OF SPECIES CONSERVATION
Tuesday, December 04, 2018, 07:00pm - 08:15pm
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Contact Register at my.arboretum.harvard.edu or call 617-384-5277.

Ronald Sandler, PhD, Chair and Professor of Philosophy; Director, Ethics Institute, Northeastern University

1 Session: Tuesday, December 4, 7:00–8:15pm

Rapid ecological change, and climate change in particular, poses challenges to traditional conservation paradigms and strategies. It has also led some conservationists to endorse novel conservation techniques, such as assisted colonization, gene drives and even de-extinction. This talk will explore the values and philosophies that underlie species conservation under conditions of rapid change. It will ask us to think about what is valuable about species and why we ought to try to conserve them.

Fee Free member, $10 nonmember

Register at my.arboretum.harvard.edu or call 617-384-5277.

Ronald Sandler is the author of the following books: Environmental Ethics (2017, Oxford University Press), Food Ethics (2014, Routledge), The Ethics of Species (2012, Cambridge University Press), Ethics and Emerging Technologies (2013, Palgrave Macmillan), and Character and Environment (2007, Columbia University Press).

Location Arnold Arboretum, Hunnewell Building, Jamaica Way, Boston

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