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Michael Zimmerman, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus


Ph.D. Tulane University (1974)
M.A. Tulane University (1972)
B.A. Louisiana State University (1968)


Academic Interests:

  • Environmental Philosophy and Policy
  • Philosophy of Technology
  • Heidegger and Nietzsche
  • Integral Theory
  • Buddhism


  • Eclipse of the Self: The Development of Heidegger's Concept of Authenticity (Athens:  Ohio University Press, 1981; second edition, 1986).
  • Heidegger's Confrontation with Modernity:  Technology, Politics, and Art (Bloomington:  Indiana University Press, 1990).
  • Contesting Earth's Future: Radical Ecology and Postmodernity (The University of California Press, 1994).
  • Integral Ecology: Uniting Multiple Perspectives on the Natural World (with Sean Esbjörn Hargens) (Boston: Integral Publications: Shambhala, 2009).