The Land Ethic: Aldo Leopold in Arizona

Sunday, November 17 at 2 pm — Ecologist and conservationist Aldo Leopold’s work has deep roots in the Arizona landscape.  In this presentation and discussion, Professor Goodwin will look at what has changed and what remains the same since Leopold was in Arizona.  We will investigate how his ecological observations translate into moral and philosophical insights for how we should live our lives with nature, as well as some of the conflicts between preservation, restoration, and management of wilderness. Matthew Goodwin has a Ph.D. in Philosophy – he is currently a Senior Lecturer in the Philosophy Department of NAU, where he specializes in environmental ethics and phenomenology.  Presented with funding from the Friends of the Prescott Public Library.