Environmental Studies; Director of Environmental Studies; Director of the Center for Bioethics; Professor of Philosophy, Affiliated Professor Law
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Dale Jamieson is Director of Environmental Studies at New York University, where he is also Professor of Environmental Studies and Philosophy, and Affiliated Professor of Law. Formerly he was Henry R. Luce Professor in Human Dimensions of Global Change at Carleton College, and Professor of Philosophy at the University of Colorado, Boulder, where he was the only faculty member to have won both the Dean's award for research in the social sciences and the Chancellor's award for research in the humanities. He has held visiting appointments at the National Center for Atmospheric Research, Cornell, Princeton, Stanford, Oregon, Arizona State University, and Monash and the University of the Sunshine Coast in Australia. He is also past president of the International Society for Environmental Ethics.
Dr. Jamieson is the author of Ethics and the Environment: An Introduction (Cambridge, 2008), and Morality's Progress: Essays on Humans, Other Animals, and the Rest of Nature (Oxford, 2002). He is also the editor or co-editor of nine books, most recently Reflecting on Nature: Readings in Environmental Philosophy, 2nd Edition (Oxford University Press, 2012) with Lori Gruen and Chris Schlottmann. He has published more than one hundred articles and book chapters.
He is on the editorial boards of several journals including Environmental Values; Environmental Ethics; Science, Technology, and Human Values; Science and Engineering Ethics; Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science; The Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics; and the Journal of Applied Philosophy. His research has been funded by the National Science Foundation, the US Environmental Protection Agency, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the Office of Global Programs in the National Atmospheric and Aeronautics Administration. He is currently a Principal Investigator on a National Science Foundation Project on “Assessing Assessments: A Historical and Philosophical Study of Scientific Assessments for Environmental Policy in the Late 20th Century”, with Michael Oppenheimer (Princeton) and Naomi Oreskes (UCSD). He is also writing a book on the moral and political challenges of climate change, a topic on which he has worked for more than twenty-five years.
Media - Articles & Videos
- Reflecting on Nature: Readings in Environmental Philosophy. Oxford University Press, 2012.
- Climate Ethics. Oxford University Press, 2010.
- Morality's Progress—Essays on Humans, Other Animals, and the Rest of Nature. Oxford University Press, 2003.
- A Companion to Environmental Philosophy. Wiley-Blackwell, 2003.
- Ethics and the Environment: an Introduction. Cambridge University Press, 2008.
- Book Review: Environmental Ethics Vol 31, Fall 2009.
- Book Review: Bendik-Keymer, J. Ethics, July 2008.
- Book Review: Singer, P. “Right, Wrong and Green.” Times Literary Supplement, 2008.
- Book Review: Van den Berg, F. Think, Vol. 8. 2009: Cambridge University Press
- “Adaptation, Mitigation, and Justice”. Sinnott-Armstrong, W. and Howarth, R.B. (eds.), Perspectives on Climate Change: Science, Economics, Politics, Ethics. Advances in Economics of Environmental Resources, Vol. 5. Elsevier (2005), 217:248.
- “Against Zoos” Morality's Progress: Essays on Humans, Other Animals, and the Rest of Nature. Oxford University Press, USA 2003.
- “An American Paradox”. Global Warming: The Psychology of Long-Term Risk. Climatic Change. Vol 77. No 1-2. Springer, 2006: 97-102.
- “Animal Liberation is an Environmental Ethics”. Morality's Progress: Essays on Humans, Other Animals, and the Rest of Nature. Oxford University Press, USA 2003.
- "Carruthers on Nonconscious Experience." Co-Author Marc Bekoff. Analysis, Vol. 52, No. 1 (January 1992), pp. 23-28. Oxford University Press on behalf of The Analysis Committee.
- "Climate Change, Consequentialism, and the Road Ahead." Dale Jamieson. Chicago Journal of International Law. Vol. 13 No. 2, Winter 2013, 439-468.
- “Climate Change and Global Environmental Justice.” P. Edwards and C. Miller (eds.), Changing the Atmosphere: Expert Knowledge and Global Environmental Governance. MIT Press, Cambridge 2001: 287–307.
- “Climate Change, Responsibility, and Justice.” Science and Engineering Ethics. Singer Netherlands, 2009.
- "Constructing Practical Ethics." Dale Jamieson. The Oxford Handbook of the History of Ethics. Roger Crisp (ed.) Oxford University Press. 2012.
- "David Lewis on Convention." Dale Jamieson. Canadian Journal of Philosophy. Vol. 5, No.1 (September 1975), 73-81.
- “Duties to the Distant: Aid, Assistance, and Intervention in the Developing World”
- "Ecosystem Health: Some Preventive Medicine." Environmental Values , 4 (1995), pp.333-344.
- "Energy, Ethics and the Transformation of Nature." D. Arnold (ed.), The Ethics of Global Climate Change. Cambridge University Press, London 2011:16-37
- “Ethics and Intentional Climate Change”. Climatic Change. Kluwer Academic Publishers, Netherlands 1996: 33, 323:336.
- “Ethics, Public Policy, & Global Warming.” Science, Technology, and Human Values. Sage Publications, Inc. Vol 17. No. 2 (Spring, 1992), 139–153.
- "Is There Progress in Morality." 2002. Utilitas (14) 318:338. Cambridge University Press.
- “Junk Science and Environmental Policy:Obscuring Public Debate with Misleading Discourse.” Philosophy and Public Policy Quarterly. Vol 21, No. 2/3 (Spring/Summer 2001) 11–16.
- “Grappling for a Glimpse of the Future.” Michael Glantz (ed.) Societal Response to Regional Climate Change: Forecasting by Analogy. Westview Press, London 1988: 73–93
- “Managing the Future: Public Policy, Scientific Uncertainty, and Global Warming,” in D. Scherer (ed.), Upstream/Downstream: Essays in Environmental Ethics (Philadelphia: Temple University Press 1990): 67
- "On Aims and Methods of Cognitive Ethology." Co-Author Marc Bekoff. Proceedings of the Biennial Meeting of the Philosophy of Science Association, Vol. 1992, Volume Two: Symposia and Invited Papers (1992), 110-124.
- "Progressive Consequentialism". Dale Jamieson and Robert Elliot. Philosophical Prospectives (23) Ethics, 2009, 241-251.
- “Scientific Uncertainty and the Political Process.” Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, Vol. 545, Challenges in Risk Assessment and Risk Management (Sage Publications in association with the American Academy of Political and Social Science, 1996), 35–43.
- "Talking About the Weather." BioScience. Vol 60. No 8. (2010) pp 639-642.
- "The City Around Us." Morality's Progress: Essays on Humans, Other Animals, and the Rest of Nature. Oxford University Press, USA 2003.
- “The Moral & Political Challenges of Climate Change.” L. Dilling and S. Moser (eds.), Creating a Climate for Change: Communicating Climate Change & Facilitating Social Change. 2006. 475–482
- “The Post-Kyoto Climate: a Gloomy Forecast”. Georgetown International Environmental Law Review, Vol. 20, No.4 (Summer, 2008), 537-551.
- "The Question of the Environment." Stefano Rodata & Mariachiara Tallacchini, Ambito E Fonti del Biodirito. 2010, 37-50.
- “The Rights of Animals and the Demands of Nature.” Environmental Values 17 (2008), 181–189.
- "The Social Construction of Acid Rain." Co-Author Charles Herrick. Global Environmental Change, Vol 5. No 2 (1995) 105-112.
- “Sustainability and Beyond”
- "Singer and the Practical Ethics Movement." (Jamieson ed.), Singer and His Critics.(Malden, MA:Blackwell Publishing, 1999), 1-17.
- “When Utilitarians Should Be Virtue Theorists”. June, 2007. Utilitas Vol. 19 (2), 1-24. Cambridge University Press.
- “Zoos Revisited”. Morality's Progress: Essays on Humans, Other Animals, and the Rest of Nature. Oxford University Press, USA 2003.