Philosophical Reflections on the Bushfire Disaster and Climate Crisis – Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Philosophical Reflections on the Bushfire Disaster and Climate Crisis – Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

Gospers Mountain and firefighter with Kangaroo

Philosophical Reflections on the Bushfire Disaster and Climate Crisis

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Philosophical Reflections on the Bushfire Disaster and Climate Crisis

This year the Philosophy Department will start its weekly seminar series with a mini-workshop on the devastating events of this summer. Please join us for a series of talks by the members of the department to keep the conversation going.

  • Kristie Miller
    “Bushfires: when a clueless, venal, government outsources its protection of its citizens to unpaid, under-resourced, volunteers”
  • David Braddon-Mitchell
    “The Morton fire: impact on a community and a biota”
  • Mark Colyvan and Hannah Tierny
    “Conspiracy theories”
  • Paul Griffith
    “Is there a deficit in public understanding of climate science?”
  • Anik Waldow
    “Resilience and adaptation: throwing away the privilege to act”
  • Chris Lean
    “Invasive species and the bushfire crisis”
  • Rick Benitez
    “Hope and hopelessness”

………

 Wednesday, 26 February, 3.30-5:00 pm

Muniment Room, (S401)*
Level 4, Lobby B (Southern Vestibule)
Quadrangle A14
University Place
The University of Sydney

*The Muniment Room is accessible via either the Northern (Lobby Q) or Southern (Lobby B) Vestibules’ staircases on the Eastern side of the Quadrangle Building (facing the city).
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Info: anik.waldow@sydney.edu.au

 

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Images: Image 1: Gospers Mountain fire. Image 2: Brian Stearns, a Huron-Manistee National Forests employee is pictured with a kangaroo joey who approached firefighters in the field seeking refuge. (Source: WIki Commons)

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Date

Feb 26 2020
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3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

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This event is free

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Muniment Room, Quadrangle A14

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Muniment Room, Quadrangle A14
Level 4, Lobby B (Southern Vestibule)

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Department of Philosophy
Website
http://sydney.edu.au/arts/philosophy
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