[Thinking Out Loud] David Wood, Responsibility in the Age of Climate Change

16 Apr [Thinking Out Loud] David Wood, Responsibility in the Age of Climate Change

Philosophy@UWS of the University of Western Sydney in collaboration with the State Library of NSW, ABC Radio National and Fordham University Press invite you to this year’s Thinking Out Loud: The Sydney Lectures in Philosophy and Society.


David Wood

Responsibility in the Age of the Climate Change


Climate change brings new significance to traditional philosophical questions around reason, agency, responsibility, community and our place in nature. The focus is shifting away from promoting the good life and towards the survival of the species. Leading environmental philosopher David Wood tackles the Anthropocene in his Sydney Lectures.


Lecture 1: Monday, April 27 (Note that there will be a reception on the opening night, starting at 5.30pm.)

“Who Do We Think We Are?”

Lecture 2: Wednesday, April 29

“Thinking Geologically”

Lecture 3: Friday, May 1

“Agency / Responsibility / Survival”


6 pm to 8.00 pm

Dixson Room

Mitchell Library building, State Library of NSW

$10 per lecture or $25 whole series, bookings essential


For booking and further details go to:



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Dimitris Vardoulakis

University of Western Sydney

School of Humanities and Communication Arts

Bankstown Campus, 7.G.10

Locked Bag 1797

Penrith, NSW 2751



tel: +61 2 9772 6808


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