On June 19, at 12:00 h. in the Meeting Room of Philosophy (Faculty of Psychology Building), Thomas Heyd will give a lecture with the title “The Anthropocene and the natural contract”.
Thomas Heyd is sessional lecturer of Philosophy at the University of Victoria (Canada), specialist in Environmental Ethics. He has taught at the University of Calgary and Alberta, as well as in Germany and Argentina. Has held fellowships from the Organization of American States, the Centre for Studies in Religion and Society at the University of Victoria, the Japan Foundation, the Australian National University, and the University of Calgary.
Among his interests are Aesthetics, Ethics, History of Philosophy with special interests in Environmental Aesthetics and Ethics, Philosophy of Prehistoric and Contemporary Art, and Early Modern Philosophy.
Among other places he has published in The Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism, British Journal of Aesthetics, Journal of the Canadian Society for Aesthetics, Essays in Philosophy, International Philosophical Quarterly, History of European Ideas, and The Locke Newsletter. Forthcoming are papers in Environmental Ethics, Philosophy East and West and in Environmental Values.