Kathleen Dean Moore is a philosopher, nature writer, public speaker, and defender of all that is wet and wild. She is also a Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Philosophy and co-founder and Senior Fellow of the Spring Creek Project. Moore speaks widely to audiences of interested citizens, scientists, church groups, etc. about the need for a moral response to climate destabilization and species loss. Her newest book is MORAL GROUND: Ethical Action for a Planet in Peril. http://www.riverwalking.com
On February 14th and 15th, the Spring Creek Project sponsored a symposium entitled "Transformation Without Apocalypse: How to Live Well on an Altered Planet"
Whether you are inspired by alternative visions of the future, or haunted by scenarios of climate chaos, or simply motivated to live with compassion and awareness, we need your help in imagining and creating a saner future. This symposium brought together a diverse, energetic, engaged community to celebrate and create tangible visions of new/old ways to prosper without exhausting the planet.
The eighth keynote presentation was given by Kathleen Dean Moore
The symposium was sponsored by:
the Spring Creek Project for Ideas, Nature, and the Written Word,
the School of History, Philosophy, and Religion,
the Hundere Endowment for Religion and Culture,
the Anarres Project for Alternative Futures,
the Environmental Humanities Initiative, and
the College of Liberal Arts at Oregon State University.