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Dr. John Clark, emeritus professor of philosophy, to publish new book

Emeritus philosophy professor John Clark's new book The Tragedy of Common Sense is to be published by Changing Suns Press later in 2016.

This book takes as its object of critique one of the best known and most influential arguments in contemporary applied ethics which is biologist Garrett Hardin’s case for “lifeboat ethics.” John Clark analyzes the moral dimensions of world hunger, foreign aid, immigration policy, and population growth. Clark critiques the “lifeboat ethics” as a way to explore in depth both the common and the commons.  It is about the truth we hold in common, and about certain falsehoods that we hold in common.

Professor Clark also maintains a blog on the Changing Suns Press website.