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Friday, September 6, 2013

Environmental Philosophy Speaker Edelglass Discusses Buddhism at SU September 17-18

William EdelglassSALISBURY, MD---William Edelglass, co-editor of the Journal of Environmental Philosophy, comes to Salisbury University this fall in connection with the Tibetan monks of Drepung Loseling Monastery.

During his visit, Edelglass presents two talks. “Global Climate Change, Social Justice and Buddhist Ethics” is 7 p.m. Tuesday, September 17, in Perdue Hall’s Bennett Family Auditorium. On Wednesday, September 18, he discusses “Sand Mandalas and the Buddhist Path: An Introduction to the Amitayus Mandala, the Buddha of Boundless Life” at 3 p.m. in the Holloway Hall Social Room.

An assistant professor of philosophy at Marlboro College, VT, Edelglass is the co-editor of Buddhist Philosophy: Essential Readings, published by Oxford University Press. His work in philosophy has taken him into many different classrooms, including a Tibetan refugee settlement in Nepal, a federal prison in New York and the Institute of Buddhist Dialects in Dharamsala, India.

Sponsored by the Environmental Studies Department and the Charles R. and Martha N. Fulton School of Liberal Arts, admission to his talks is free and the public is invited.

For more information call 410-543-6030 or visit the SU website at

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