“In her brilliant new book, Oliver demonstrates precisely why philosophy could never be the same ‘after the Apollo Missions.’ She explores in an absolutely lucid and compelling way the ethical challenges and opportunities that emerged at the moment our planet—our environment, our home—was seen from outer space as that ‘blue marble.’”
~Michael Naas, DePaul University
In celebration of 50th anniversary of Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin’s walk on the moon, this week we’re featuring Earth and World: Philosophy After the Apollo Missions, by Kelly Oliver. Today’s excerpt is from the chapter one—The Big Picture: Philosophy After the Apollo Missions. In this section, Oliver discusses the impact on thoughts and movements by the Apollo mission.
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