Justin Williams

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Justin Williams, University of North Texas - Denton, TX USA

My research interests involve the relationships between our perceptions of how we [co]inhabit the world and the emergent behaviors that follow. My philosophical work considers the ontological implications of complexity, perception, boundaries, and behavior. Much of my current research has been conducted in the UNESCO Cape Horn Biosphere Reserve in Puerto Williams, Chile, aiding in Long Term Socio-Ecological Research. My work there has primarily focused on field environmental philosophy and ethno-ornithology. This work carefully documents the relationship people have with the flora and fauna of the worlds southern most rainforest. The field work done in the extreme south calls for careful analysis of sustainability as rapid urbanization is beginning in the worlds southern most town.