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Northern Ontario History of Health and Medicine: Alarming Subjects: Life in the Age of Catastrophic Climate Change

Presenter: Dr. Todd Dufresne
Wednesday, October 16, 2019
Noon to 1:00 pm
NOSM at Lakehead: ATAC 6022
NOSM at Laurentian: MSE 107
OTN Video Conference Available (see poster for details)

The Northern Ontario History of Health and Medicine Group links students, faculty, researchers, practitioners, staff and interested individuals from across the North and beyond from a range of disciplines/professions. It is open to the public. Dr. Todd Dufresne PhD, Professor (Philosophy, Lakehead), has research interests that include the Anthropocene, Freud, Cultural Studies, as well as Contemporary and Continental Philosophy.

Poster: Alarming Subjects: Life in the Age of Catastrophic Climate Change

SESSION LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  1. Demonstrate knowledge of climate change in light of the history of philosophy.
  2. Discuss research methods, sources, & results related to climate change and philosophy.
  3. Discuss and develop a wider critical perspective on climate change and philosophy that can help inform their perspectives on issues related to practice & relevant public debates.