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Green Chemistry

The standard of living for a modern day society has been greatly enhanced by Chemistry and Material Science.  This has been achieved at the expense of exposing our environment to many unknown, and often toxic, chemicals.  Many will argue that this was necessary to improve our living condition and our scientific knowledge.  I do not […]

June 25, 2012 Research Articles no Comments
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The Philomathia Conference on Political Thought and the Environment, May 25th and 26th 2012

The complex interplay and relationship between the natural world and political thought was examined during this conference hosted at Trinity Hall Lecture Theatre at Cambridge University. This conference brought together experts on political theory, philosophers and economists with the goal of examining how environmental issues have influenced political thought in the past and how they […]

May 25, 2012 Foundation News no Comments
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Chinese Philosophy and the Development of Compassion, May 15-17, 2012

CHINESE PHILOSOPHY AND THE DEVELOPMENT OF COMPASSION These upcoming lectures seek to explore the process of moral growth, and of compassion specifically, from the perspective of the ancient philosophical wisdom of Chinese civilization. Lecturer: Professor David Wong Professor Wong has the rare distinction of being a scholar of Confucian ethics who has formal and rigorous […]

March 1, 2012 Foundation News no Comments
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Philomathia establishes the Philomathia Center at UC Berkley

In keeping with it’s longstanding support of environmental research, the Philomathia foundation its pleased to announce the creation of the Philomathia Center at UC Berkeley. This center will facilitate  energy and climate research while fostering learning, innovative thinking and the dissemination of ideas. Philomathia Center programs include a fellows program to recruit talented post-doctoral reseachers to UC Berkeley, […]

March 1, 2012 Foundation News no Comments
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