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Self-employed, independent college-level educator, living in central Maine, US, offering lectures, seminars and courses about systems sciences, live sciences, geophysiology and type II climate change (abrupt, chaotic, extreme).
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I hold a PhD in ecology and evolution (UNM, 1990). Thus, even though a scientist, my interests hover on the edges of philosophy. After all, science emerges from a context defined (at least approximated) by philosophy. Many of the scientists whose ideas I teach have strong philosophical positions (not that I agree with all): Lynn Margulis, James Lovelock, Humberto Maturana, Francisco Varela, Harold Morowitz, Stephen Wolfram to mention a few. I would add science oriented, non-scientist writers like William Irwin Thompson and Dianne Dumanoski. I teach the science of Gaia as a central part of my program, but am increasingly interested in the philosophical implications of that idea for the future of our species.
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