Scott Cameron

Professor of Philosophy,
Director, Ethics Minor Program,
Moderator, Philosophy Society

Ph.D., Fordham University, 1996

Specialties: Hermeneutics, Environmental Philosophy

Special Interests: Environmental restoration as modeling a more promising human/nature relation.

Current Projects: My main current focus is a book on environmental hermeneutics, i.e., how human ways of knowing and perceiving the natural world shape what we take that world to be.

Selected Publications:

"Can Cities be both Natural and Successful? Reflections Grounding Two Apparently Oxymoronic Aspirations." In Ingrid Leman Stefanovic and Stephen Bede Scharper, eds., The Natural City: Re-Envisioning the Built Environment (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2011), 36-49.

"Socrates Outside Athens: Plato, the Phaedrus, and the Possibility of 'Dialogue' with Nature." In Phenomenology 2010, Volume 5: Selected Essays from North America, Part 2. Ed. Lester Embree, Michael Barber, and Thomas J. Nenon (Bucharest, Zeta Books, 2010), 40-65.

"Tapping Habermas's Discourse Theory for Environmental Ethics," Environmental Ethics 31 (Winter, 2009): 339-57.

"Wilderness and the City: Not Such a Long Drive After All," Environmental Philosophy 3 (2006): 28-33.

"The Genesis and Justification of Feminist Standpoint Theory in Hegel and Lukacs," Dialogue and Universalism 15 (2005): 19-41.

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Phone: 310-338-2858