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Michael Fox

Michael Fox

Emeritus Professor 
B.A. (Cornell), M.A., Ph.D. (Toronto)

Specialization: Environmental Ethics, Nineteenth-Century Philosophy 
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Michael Fox taught nineteenth-century philosophy, existentialism, environmental ethics, and other courses in the department from 1966 to 2005, when he retired. He now lives in Armidale, New South Wales, Australia, where he continues to do research and writing and holds the position of Adjunct Professor in the School of Humanities, University of New England. Since retirement, he has published two books: The Accessible Hegel (2005) and The Remarkable Existentialists (2008), both with Humanity/Prometheus Books. A new book on peace is underway. Michael’s recent work has appeared or will appear shortly in the International Encyclopedia of Ethics, theEncyclopedia of Animal Rights and Animal Welfare (2nd ed.), the anthologiesAnimal Subjects: An Ethical Reader in a Posthuman World (Wilfrid Laurier University Press) and Environmental Ethics (5th ed.; Wadsworth), and several journals, among them Philosophy NowInternational Journal of Applied PhilosophyBehavioral and Brain Sciences, and The European Legacy.