For folks who live near Charlottesville, VA or may want to come for a visit in order to enjoy the literary festivities, I will be participating in panel discussion during which I will talk about my new book The End of Doom: Environmental Renewal in the Twenty-First Century. My fellow panelists are UVA's own Jonathan Cannon and Duke University's Jedediah Purdy. Details of the panel are below. Please drop by—the discussion should be quite lively.
Environmental Thought: Resources, Law, and Politics
Friday, March 18, 2016, 2:00 PM
UVa Harrison Institute / Small Special Collections
UVa Central Grounds, 160 McCormick Rd, Charlottesville, VA 22904
Book Sales by: UVA Bookstore
Authors Ronald Bailey (The End of Doom: Environmental Renewal in the Twenty-first Century), Jonathan Cannon (Environment in the Balance: The Green Movement and the Supreme Court), and Jedediah Purdy (After Nature: A Politics for the Anthropocene) discuss their recent books.
Featuring: Ronald Bailey, Jonathan Cannon, Jedediah Purdy
Ronald Bailey, author of The End of Doom: Environmental Renewal in the Twenty-first Century, is the award-winning science correspondent for the public policy magazine Reason. A former PBS TV producer and staff writer at Forbes, he has written for The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal, among others.
Jonathan Cannon, author of Environment in the Balance: The Green Movement and the Supreme Court, is Blaine T. Phillips Distinguished Professor of Environmental Law and director of the environmental law program at the University of Virginia School of Law. He served previously as EPA General Counsel.
Jedediah Purdy, author of After Nature: A Politics for the Anthropocene is Robinson O. Everett Professor of Law at Duke University School of Law.
Moderator: Willis Jenkins
Willis Jenkins is the author of The Future of Ethics: Sustainability, Social Justice, and Religious Creativity and Ecologies of Grace: Environmental Ethics and Christian Theology on the intersection of religion and environment. He is associate professor of Religious Studies at UVa.
For more information about the Virginia Festival of the Book (March 16 through 20) click here.