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International Society for Environmental Ethics

Founded in 1990 at the Eastern Division meeting of the American Philosophical Association, the International Society for Environmental Ethics (ISEE) is one of the main scholarly associations devoted to promoting research in environmental ethics. The founding of ISEE at that time stemmed from the need for an organization dedicated specifically to issues of environmental ethics, given the interest of philosophers and other scholars in environmental ethics that had been increasing since the 1960s. The first president of ISEE was the eminent environmental philosopher Holmes Rolston III; a number of other prominent environmental philosophers including J. Baird Callicott, Dale Jamieson, and Mark Sagoff have also served as president of the society. Although philosophers have typically constituted the majority of the membership of ISEE, from its inception ...

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