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International Association for Environmental Philosophy to meet in Eugene

The International Association for Environmental Philosophy (IAEP) will hold its 17th annual meeting, in conjunction with the annual conference of the Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy, at the Eugene Hilton on 26-28 October 2013. The Environmental Studies Program is a co-sponsor of the event.

A full program of the conference, with information about registration, is available here:

IAEP was founded in 1997 to provide a forum for wide-ranging philosophical discussion of nature and the human relation to the natural environment. The organization’s official journal, Environmental Philosophy (, is published at the University of Oregon under the joint sponsorship of the Environmental Studies Program and the Department of Philosophy.

ENVS faculty member Ted Toadvine will present the opening keynote address for the meeting on Thursday, October 26th. Toadvine served as the elected secretary of the organization from 2006 to 2008 and is currently a member of its Board of Directors.

ENVS-affiliated faculty, grad students and alumni will speak, including:

Ted Toadvine (ENVS & Philosophy faculty)
Paul Guernsey (PhD student, ENVS/Philosophy)
Adam Novick (MA Alum, ENVS)
Bonnie Mann (ENVS affiliated faculty, Philosophy)
Chaone Mallory (PhD alum, ENVS/Philosophy)
Nicolae Morar (ENVS courtesy faculty)
Brendan Bohannan (ENVS & Biology faculty)
Brook Muller (ENVS & Architecture faculty)

The associated 52nd Annual Conference of The Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy (SPEP) will meet at the Eugene Hilton on October 24-26. It is one of the largest philosophy organizations in the world, and this year around 600 attendees will be present.