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The Five Thousand Pound Life: A Perfect Moral Storm

Tuesday, Dec 10, 2013

Concluding The Five Thousand Pound Life programming, which focuses on climate change communication and ethics, explore how individuals should think about their responsibilities within a global, intergenerational crisis such as climate change by framing the climate problem as a severe ethical challenge: a “perfect moral storm.”
Sponsors: The Architectural League, National Endowment for the Arts. Art Works, New York State Council on the Arts. The Architectural League also thanks Frances Levine for providing research support

Speakers: Stephen Gardiner, Professor of Philosophy & Ben Rabinowitz, Endowed Professor of Human Dimensions of the Environment - University of Washington, Seattle

Following his talk, Gardiner will discuss the implications of his research for design with respondents Adam Yarinsky - Architecture Research Office & Joel Towers, Executive Dean - Parsons/The New School for Design

Date: Tuesday, December 10, 7 pm

Location: Scholastic Auditorium, 557 Broadway

RSVP: Tickets are free for League members; $10 for non-members. Members may reserve a ticket by e-mailing: rsvp@archleague.org. Member tickets will be held at the check-in desk; unclaimed tickets will be released fifteen minutes after the start of the program. Non-members may purchase tickets here

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