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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 will do so in the future. General issues that were explored included ecology, sustainability, activism, disaster and cooperation.