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David Henderson

Philosophy and Religion Department
Associate Professor
Director of Environment Science Program

Phone: 828-227-2939
Office Address: Stillwell Building, Room 232
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  • Ph.D., Philosophy, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
  • M.S., Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
  • B.A., Liberal Arts, Bryan College, Dayton, TN

Selected Publications & Presentations

  • "Bugbee’s Wilderness: Metaphysical and Montanan,” The Pluralist 8.3 (Fall 2013): 46-54
  • Entry on the " Philosophy of American Wilderness" in The International Encyclopedia of Philosophy.
  • “The Possibility of Managing for Wilderness,” Environmental Ethics 31 (Winter 2009): 413-429.
  • "Hunting Ethics: Reflections from a (Mostly) Vegetarian Hunter," Hunting and The Ivory Tower (University of SC Press, 2018).
  • "Creation Care," Taking Christian Moral Thought Seriously (B&H Publishing Group, 2011)
  • "On Wilderness, the Anthropocene, and the Perils of Abstraction," International Multidisciplinary Conference: The Humanities in the Age of Globization, Akaki Tsereteli Statr University in Kutaisi, Georgia, November 1, 2019
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