Michael Allen Fox

Michael Allen FoxProfessor Fox is an Adjunct Professor in School of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences and Professor Emeritus of Philosophy, Queen's University (Canada).

Michael taught courses in environmental philosophy, environmental ethics, and ethics and animals for many years. He has given numerous conference presentations and interviews and has published extensively in these areas. Michael has worked as an advisor and consultant for a diverse range of animal welfare and animal research-sponsoring organizations in Canada, the USA, and Australia.

An eclectic scholar, Michael's research interests include: the value of nature; the philosophical grounds for vegetarianism; and interspecies ethics. His most recent book is Home: A Very Short Introduction, which discusses (among other topics) the importance of place and environment in relation to the concept and meaning of home. Michael contributed a chapter on 'The Value of Water' to the 2018 anthology Water Policy, Imagination and Innovation (edited by Robyn BartelLouise Noble, Stephen Harris and Jacqueline Williams.)