Cascading Challenges in the Global Water Crisis
This edited book is a collection of essays presented at the 3rd annual endowed conference held at Duquesne University, USA. The conference series addresses emerging concerns and threshold problems about the sustainability of our planet. The contributions gathered here highlight the inter-relation of topics and expertise from the perspectives of science and policy, religion and ethics, and pivotal global issues. The book concludes with an ethical analysis of the multiple and over-lapping challenges to paramount concerns that require urgent attention and long-term resolution.
The book is written for scholars and students in a variety of disciplines and fields that deal with the earth’s current survival and future flourishing.
Gerard Magill, PhD, was appointed the Vernon F. Gallagher Chair for the Integration of Science, Theology, Philosophy, and Law at Duquesne University, USA, in 2007, and is also a tenured Professor in the Center for Healthcare Ethics at the same institution. He received his PhD from Edinburgh University, UK, and has published over 60 scholarly and professional articles. He is also the author, co-author and editor of 11 books, including a textbook on healthcare ethics.
James Benedict, PhD, is a Scholar-in-Residence in the Center for Healthcare Ethics at Duquesne University, USA, having received his PhD from the same institution in 2015. He has published one book (on transplantation and consent) and numerous study guides and several scholarly and popular articles on ethics and religion. He has for served over 30 years in parish ministry in the Church of the Brethren.
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