An Outlook to Nature: Recovering Liberty Hyde Bailey's Agrarian Environmentalism
Wednesday, 05 Nov 2008 at 7:30 pm – South Ballroom, Memorial UnionBen Minteer is the author of The Landscape of Reform: Civic Pragmatism and Environmental Thought in America; Reconstructing Conservation; and the forthcoming Nature in Common? Environmental Ethics and the Contested Foundations of Environmental Policy. He is currently at work on a book on the legacy of Liberty Hyde Bailey, one of the most important figures to have written in the field of agricultural and environmental ethics and the inventor of the idea of agricultural extension. Ben Minteer is an assistant professor in the Human Dimensions of Biology Program and affiliated assistant professor of philosophy at Arizona State University.
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