Dr Rupert Read talks on love for future people and on how we can get their needs addressed in policy at the CONVERGE rethinking globalisation seminar on Self Interest vs Self Preservation - what are the rights of future generations?
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Rupert Read co-founded a blog called One World Column and writes regularly on sites such as Liberal Conspiracy, Left Foot Forward, Open Democracy, Le Monde Diplomatique, and the Guardian, as well as on his own blog Rupert’s Read. Over the last years he published several articles on the rights of future people. He is Reader in Philosophy at the University of East Anglia. Rooted in the thinking of Wittgenstein the areas of his philosophical interest are language, sciences, literature, film and psychology. He is specialized in the philosophical contexts of a green ecology, environmental regards and politics. The latter expresses itself in his work as one of the Norwich Green Party Councillors.