Selected Presentations

“Hartmann’s Contribution to an Ecological Materialist Anthropology” (Invited), November 2019

Philosophical Anthropology as Interdisciplinary Praxis, Köln, Germany

 

“Value Ethics and Liberation Ethics: Convergence and Divergence,” June 2019

Nicolai Hartmann Society, Katowice, Poland

 

“The Transcendental and Transcendent in Nicolai Hartmann,” April 2019

The Transcendental Turn in Contemporary Philosophy (via Video), Moscow, Russia

[with Russian translation]

 

“Environmental Humanities, Metascientific Stances, and Political Ecology,” October 2018

International Association for Environmental Philosophy (IAEP), State College, Pennsylvania

 

“Political Ecology and Metascientific Stances,” February 2018
Dimensions of Political Ecology (DOPE) Lexington, KY

 

“The Priority of the Lower: Axiological and Ontological Relations in
Nicolai Hartmann’s Value Theory,” December 2017
Conference on the Philosophy of Nicolai Hartmann Saint-Petersburg, Russia

 

“Moral Realism in Political Ecology,” October 2017
International Association for Environmental Philosophy (IAEP) Memphis, TN

 

“Do Environmentalists have to be Realists?,” October 2016
International Association for Environmental Philosophy (IAEP) Salt Lake City, Utah

 

“The Priority of the Lower: Axiological and Ontological Relations in
Nicolai Hartmann’s Value Theory,” May 2016
North American Society for Early Phenomenology (NASEP) Conference NY, NY

 

“Critical Ontology and Recent Continental Realisms,” October 2015
Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy (SPEP), Nicolai Hartmann Society Atlanta, GA

 

“Social Ethos and Value Theory in John Clark’s Ecocommunitarian Anarchism,” October 2015
International Association for Environmental Philosophy (IAEP) Atlanta, GA

 

“The Very Idea of an Ecological Worldview,” April 2015
Maine Philosophical Institute Farmington, Maine

 

“The Very Idea of an Ecological Worldview,” October 2014
International Association for Environmental Philosophy (IAEP) New Orleans, Louisiana

 

“Flat, Hierarchical,and Stratified: Determination and Dependence in Social-Natural Ontology,” August 2014
Nicolai Hartmann Society International Conference, Trento, Italy

 

“What’s Blocking Environmental Culture?,” November 2013
International Association for Environmental Philosophy (IAEP) Eugene, Oregon

 

“What’s Blocking Environmental Culture?,” June 2013
International Society for Environmental Ethics (ISEE) East Anglia, United Kingdom

 

“Structure and Genesis in Ontology: Hartmann on Stratification, Causality, and Emergence,” February 2013
American Philosophical Association, Nicolai Hartmann Society, New Orleans, Louisiana

 

“Scenes of Disagreement: Nicolai Hartmann between Phenomenological
Ontology and Speculative Realism,” November 2012
Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy (SPEP), Rochester, New York

 

“Bringing Values Down to Earth: Max Scheler and Environmental Philosophy,” February 2012
American Philosophical Association, Max Scheler Society of North America Chicago, Illinois

 

“Ecosystem Services, Nonhuman Agencies, and Diffuse Dependence,” June 2011
International Society for Environmental Ethics (ISEE) (read by a colleague) Nijmegen, Netherlands

 

“Framework, Prioritization, and Value Ethics: Two Dimensions
of Value Discourse in Environmental Ethics and the Question of Agency,” December 2010
American Philosophical Association, ISEE Group Meeting Boston, Massachusetts

 

“Sustainability, Usufruct, and Environmental Value Ethics,” November 2010
International Association for Environmental Philosophy (IAEP) Montreal, Quebec

 

“No One Owns the Earth: Kovel on Value, Usufruct, and Sustainability,” April 2010
Political Ecology and Environmental Philosophy:
Toward Ecological and Social Sustainability (Organizer), Colby College, Waterville, Maine

 

“Marjorie Grene’s Progressive Naturalism,” October 28 2009
Society for Phenomenology and the Human Sciences (SPHS) Arlington, Virginia

 

“’Humanity is Nature become Self-conscious’: Depersonalization and
Agency in Environmental Philosophy,” April 26, 2009
Maine Philosophical Institute, Farmington, Maine

 

“Ecosystem Services, Nonhuman Agencies, and Unnatural Naturalism,” March 21 2009
Ecofeminism in a Transnational World, 21st Annual Women’s
Studies Conference, Storrs, Connecticut

 

“Between Reality and its Denial: Marjorie Grene’s Neo-Existentialist
Philosophical Anthropology,” October 2008
Society for Phenomenology and the Human Sciences (SPHS), Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

 

“’Humanity is Nature become Self-conscious’: Variations on a Theme
in the Philosophy of Nature,” November 11, 2007
International Association for Environmental Philosophy (IAEP), Chicago, Illinois

 

“Existential Analysis or Categorial Analysis? Heidegger, Hartmann, and the Search for an Adequate Ontology of Humanity,” November 8, 2007
Society for Phenomenology and Existential Philosophy (SPEP), Chicago, Illinois

 

“Conceptual Issues in the Philosophy of Nature: Some Remarks on Bookchin’s Dialectical Naturalism,” October 15, 2006
International Association for Environmental Philosophy (IAEP), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

 

“Information is not Value: A Critique of a Recent Theory
of Intrinsic Value in Nature,” October 22, 2005
International Association for Environmental Philosophy (IAEP), Salt Lake City, Utah