Philip J. Cafaro

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Philip J. Cafaro "is an Associate Professor of Philosophy and Undergraduate Studies Coordinator at the Colorado State University. He specializes in environmental ethics and ethical theory, and he teaches, among other courses, Environmental Ethics, one of the Environmental Affairs core courses. Phil’s Ph.D. dissertation (Boston University, 1997) was entitled “Thoreau’s Vision of a Good Life in Nature: Towards an Environmental Virtue Ethics.” Together with the noted biologist Richard Primack, Phil Cafaro wrote the article on Environmental Ethics for the Encyclopedia of Biodiversity (Harcourt Brace 2000). He has been published in numerous scholarly journals. Professor Cafaro has served as a Park Ranger for the National Park Service in the Pacific Northwest and has lobbied Congress and several state legislatures as a representative of the Sierra Club and the Wilderness Society." [1]

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  1. About, Progressives for Immigration Reform, accessed September 13, 2010.