value as a reason for action

The Child is father of the Man;

And I could wish my days to be

Bound to each by natural piety.

Why do most people ignore the climate crisis?

Why do so few boys join choirs?

. . . and why do so few girls volunteer on heritage railways?

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Perhaps my academic career looks somewhat eclectic, polymath even, but there is a theme that runs right through it – Value as a Reason for Action, a phrase first incorporated in the title of my PhD thesis. (click image for abstract)

Value as a reasaon for action provides an answer to the three big questions of my life.

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Click the pictures to see where value has motivated action in the form of research, teaching and project development.

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