Paul B. Thompson

Academic Discussant

Professor Thompson is the author of The Spirit of the Soil: Agriculture and Environmental Ethics; The Ethics of Aid and Trade; Food Biotechnology in Ethical Perspective, and co-editor of The Agrarian Roots of Pragmatism. He has served on many national and international committees on agricultural biotechnology and contributed to the National Research Council report The Environmental Effects of Transgenic Plants. He has continuing interests in environmental and agricultural ethics.

Department of Philosophy
526 S. Kedzie Hall
Michigan State University
Department of Philosophy
East Lansing, MI 48824-1032

Telephone: +1 (517) 432-8345
Fax: +1 (517) 432-1320


"Social Development, Capabilities, and the Contradictions of (Capitalist) Development," paper by Shelley Feldman and "Incorporating Indigenous Epistemologies into the Construction of Alternative Strategies to Globalization to Promote Sustainable Regional Resource Management," paper by David Barkin — Comments by Paul Thompson — this paper is in PDF format, which can be read with Adobe Reader. To download a free copy of Adobe Reader, please click the button below.

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