Foundation Search

 

Announcements

NEW FOUNDATION PROJECT
American Climate Alliance (ACA)

2010 Kistler Prize
Call for Nominations

Deadline: September 30, 2020

Planned Events

“Darwin Day" Celebration

February 12, 2020

Walter P. Kistler Book Award

Spring 2009

“Nature vs. Nurture” Workshop

Spring 2009

“Young Scholars Inquiry” Seminar

Spring 2009

Tenth Annual Kistler Prize

Fall 2009

 

RECENT Events

“Anthropogenic Climate Destabilization: A Worst-case Scenario” Humanity 3000 Workshop

September 2008

Ninth Annual Kistler Prize

September 2008

“Future of Planet Earth” FFF/UNESCO Joint Sponsored Seminar

June 2008

“Think Globally, Act Locally” Humanity 3000 Seminar

April 2008

 

Streaming Video

Foundation For the Future 10th Anniversary

Where Does Humanity Go from Here?

Cosmic Origins: From Big Bang to Humankind

 

Recent Publications

“Think Globally – Act Locally” Workshop Proceedings

“Energy Challenges” Executive Summary

“Energy Challenges” Workshop Proceedings

[34.9 MB PDF]

“Humanity and the Biosphere” Seminar Proceedings

[8.7 MB PDF]

Foundation Newsletter

Winter 2007/2008
[1.6 MB PDF]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Programs

Humanity 3000

 

HOME | SEMINARS 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 | SYMPOSIA 1 2 | WORKSHOPS 1 2 3 4 5

 

Workshop 5

“Anthropogenic Climate Destabilization: A Worst-case Scenario”
Participant Biography

September 12–14, 2008 | Bellevue, Washington

< Previous | Main | Next >

Stephen Gardiner

Stephen Gardiner is an Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of Washington, Seattle. His main areas of interest are ethical theory, political philosophy, and environmental ethics. He also teaches topics in applied ethics, philosophy of economics, and ancient Greek philosophy. His current research includes projects in the areas of global political philosophy, ethics and global environmental policy (especially global climate change), Aristotelian virtue ethics, and egalitarianism and market systems. In May 2007, he organized the interdisciplinary conference Ethics and Climate Change at the University of Washington.

Gardiner joined the University of Washington in July 2004, having previously been on the faculty at the University of Utah and the University of Canterbury in Christchurch, New Zealand. He received his Ph.D. from Cornell University in 1999. (His dissertation explored an agent-centered interpretation of Aristotle’s normative ethical theory, and was supervised by Terence Irwin.) He also has an M.A. in philosophy from the University of Colorado at Boulder and a B.A. in philosophy, politics, and economics from the University of Oxford. In 2004–2005, he served as a Laurance S. Rockefeller Visiting Fellow at the Center for Human Values at Princeton University.