George Mason Philosopher Mark Sagoff to Discuss “What Does Environmental Protection Protect?” at Amherst College Nov. 8

Submitted on Wednesday, 10/17/2012, at 1:18 PM

October 17, 2012

AMHERST, Mass. — On Thursday, Nov. 8, at 4:30 p.m. in the Paino Lecture Hall of Amherst College’s Beneski Museum of Natural History building, Mark Sagoff, professor of philosophy at George Mason University and director of the Institute for Philosophy and Public Policy, will give a lecture titled “What Does Environmental Protection Protect?” The lecture, which is free and open to the public, is the first in the 2012-2103 Forry and Micken Lecture Series on “Climate, Nature and the Frontiers of Ethics.” It was organized by the Amherst College Department of Philosophy and funded by the Forry and Micken Fund in Philosophy and Science.

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