Speaker: David Utsler - Guest Speaker

David Utsler is writer, philosopher, book lover, music lover, and an introvert (who, in spite of that, likes to connect with people). He enjoys cooking and gardening, especially growing vegetables; he is not very good at it but likes trying anyway. David received his PhD in philosophy from the University of North Texas where he specialized in environmental philosophy, environmental justice, critical theory, and hermeneutics (the art and science of interpretation). He resides in Allen, TX with his wife, Ali.

You can read his blog at www.davidutsler.com

Growing Your Environmental Identity

Individual identity is never wholly individual. As the late French philosopher Paul Ricoeur wrote in his book, Oneself as Another, the “selfhood of oneself implies otherness to such an intimate degree that one cannot be thought of without the other, that instead one passes into … read more.