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Dr. Giovanni Frigo

Scientific staff
WTP - Philosophy of Science, Engineering and Technology
Room: 416
Phone: +49 721 608-26058
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Institut für Technikfolgenabschätzung und Systemanalyse (ITAS)
Postfach 3640
76021 Karlsruhe


Education

  • Ph.D. Environmental Philosophy and Ethics, Department of Philosophy & Religion, University of North Texas, USA
  • Graduate Certificate in Energy, Department of Mechanical & Energy Engineering, University of North Texas, USA
  • M.A. Philosophical Sciences, Department of Humanistic Sciences, University of Verona, Italy
  • European Erasmus Program, Department of Cultural & Social Anthropology, École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Paris, France
  • B.A. Philosophy, Department of Humanistic Sciences, University of Verona, Italy

Professional background

2018 Visiting assistant professor, Department of Philosophy, Northern Michigan University (NMU)
2014 - 2018 Teaching fellow, Department of Philosophy and Religion, University of North Texas (UNT)
2013 - 2014 Teaching assistant, Department of Philosophy and Religion, University of North Texas (UNT)

Current positions

Fields of work

  • Energy Ethics
  • Philosophy of Energy
  • Environmental Philosophy and Ethics
  • Energy Humanities
  • Science and Technology Studies (STS)

On the internet

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Scientific networks:
Academia
ResearchGate

 

Selected external publications

Journal articles and comments

In progress. Frigo, Giovanni.
A Fieldwork Reflection on the Trans-Pecos Pipeline Protest: Ethical Perspectives on a Controversial Energy Project in Oil Country

In progress. Ifanger, Luis Anselmo & Frigo, Giovanni.
Shallow vs Deep Geoethics.” Presented by L. A. Ifanger at the VIII GeoSciEd 2018 – 8th Quadrennial Conference of the International Geoscience Education Organisation (IGEO) at UniCamp, Campinas, San Paulo, Brazil on July 24th, 2018

Frigo, Giovanni. 2019.
Billboards and Petrocultures in West Texas” in MediaTropes, Special Issue: “Oil and Media, Oil as Media” edited by Jordan Kinder and Lucie Stepanik. 8 (1)
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Frigo, Giovanni. 2018.
Energy Ethics: A Literature Review.” Relations: Beyond Anthropocentrism. Special Issue 6 (2): 177-214
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Frigo, Giovanni. 2018.
Energy Ethics: Emerging Perspectives in a Time of Transition" Relations: Beyond Anthropocentrism. Special Issue 6 (1): 7-30
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Frigo, Giovanni. 2017.
Energy Ethics, Homogenization, and Hegemony: A Reflection on the Traditional Energy Paradigm” in Energy Research and Social Science, Special Issue: “Exploring the Anthropology of Energy: Ethnography, Energy and Ethics,” edited by Jessica Smith and Mette High. 30: 7-17
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Book chapters

Frigo, Giovanni. 2018.
The Energy Ethics and Strong Sustainability: Outlining Key Principles for A Moral Compass” in K. J. Bonnedahl & P. Heikkurinen, Strongly Sustainable Societies: Organizing Human Activities on a Hot and Full Earth. Routledge: 77-95
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Frigo, Giovanni. 2016.
Algae Harvesting and Energy Ethics: An Opportunity to Enhance Responsibility Towards Future Generations?” in R. Meinhold, Energy Ethics. Intergenerational Perspectives in and for the ASEAN Region. Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation. Bangkok.
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Journal special issues edited (as Guest editor)

2018. Relations: Beyond Anthropocentrism. Special Issues: Energy Ethics: Emerging Perspectives in a Time of Energy Transition.” Vol 6.1 (June) and 6.2 (November)

Reports and interviews

Mitcham, Carl and Frigo, Giovanni. 2018.
Energy Ethics Outside the Box: Carl Mitcham in Conversation with Giovanni FrigoRelations: Beyond Anthropocentrism. Special Issue 6 (2): 301-312
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Frigo, Giovanni. 2018.
Workshop Report: Philosophical and Ethical Contributions to the Sustainable Energy Discourse” 4th Conference of the Public Philosophy Network “Understanding Impact” Boulder, Colorado February 8-10, 2018, in Borderless Philosophy, Vol. 1 (1), 1-15
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