Earth to Philosophy


5: Eric Godoy

Season 1, Ep. 5

Eric Godoy is Assistant Professor in the Department of Philosophy, affiliated faculty in the Women’s and Gender Studies Program, and member of the Graduate Faculty at Illinois State University. His teaching and research focuses on ethics (especially environmental ethics) and political philosophy. He is particularly interested in how we construct the boundaries of our moral space, sympathy, collective agency, the politics of play, and ‘nature’ as a normative concept.

Eric's website and blog

Episode reading:

When Dinosaurs Ruled the Earth- Eric's blog post about his Jurassic Park paper

Sharing Responsibility for Divesting from Fossil Fuels (2017) in Environmental Values (Mentioned but not discussed)

Additional Reading/Viewing

Jimmy Kimmel clip about Cecil the lion

Opening music is Where it Goes by Jahzzar.

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