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Andrew Light

Associate Professor of Philosophy and Environmental Policy; Director, Center for Global Ethics

Expertise: Environmental Ethics, Philosophy of Technology, Climate Change

 Light is a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress in Washington, D.C. A globally recognized environmental ethicist – specializing in the ethical dimensions of environmental policy, restoration ecology, and, more recently, climate change – he has authored, co-authored and edited 17 books on environmental ethics, philosophy of technology, and aesthetics, including "Environmental Values" (2008) and "Reel Arguments: Film, Philosophy and Social Criticism" (Westview 2003). Light is also co-editor of the journal Ethics, Place, and Environment and serves on the editorial boards of Environmental Ethics, Environmental Values, Ecological Restoration, Philosophical Practice and Theoria. He is currently finishing a book on the ethics of restoration ecology in a changing climate.

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