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Tyler DesRoches

Tyler DesRoches

Assistant Professor, School of Sustainability, College of Global Futures

tyler.desroches@asu.edu

School of Sustainability
Arizona State University
PO Box 875502
Tempe, AZ 85287-5502

Titles

  • Senior Sustainability Scholar, Global Institute of Sustainability and Innovation
  • Assistant Professor, School of Sustainability, College of Global Futures
  • Assistant Professor, School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
  • Faculty, Barrett Honors College

Biography

Tyler DesRoches is an assistant professor at the School of Sustainability, Arizona State University, where he teaches several courses, including Human Well-Being & Sustainability (SOS 591), Justice, Equity & Sustainability (SOS 310), and History & Philosophy of Sustainability (SOS 309). Tyler has a PhD in philosophy from the University of British Columbia and his areas of specialization include the history and philosophy of economics, human well-being, and sustainability. Formerly, Tyler was a forest economist with Natural Resources Canada and a sessional lecturer in the Department of Philosophy and Vancouver School of Economics at the University of British Columbia. He is a founding editor of the Erasmus Journal for Philosophy and Economics, and has published articles in the Australasian Journal of PhilosophyEthics, Policy & EnvironmentHistory of Political Economy, Journal of the History of Economic Thought, and the Canadian Journal of Forest Research. Currently, Tyler is preparing two books: the first is a co-edited volume on environmental philosophy and the second is a monograph on the topic of human well-being and sustainability.

Education

  • PhD, Philosophy, University of British Columbia, 2015
  • MA (cum laude), Philosophy and Economics, Erasmus University-Rotterdam, 2009
  • MA, Economics, University of Victoria, 2004
  • BComm (honours), Economics, Saint Mary's University, 2002

Expertise

Journal Articles

2020

Bethem, J., G. Frigo, S. Biswas, C. T. DesRoches and M. J. Pasqualetti. 2020. Energy decisions within an applied ethics framework: An analysis of five recent controversies. Energy, Sustainability and Society 10:Art. 29. DOI: 10.1186/s13705-020-00261-6. (link )

2014

DesRoches, C. T. 2014. On Aristotle's natural limt. History of Political Economy 46(3):387-407. DOI: 10.1215/00182702-2796197. (link )

2013

DesRoches, C. T. 2013. The oeconomy of nature: An interview with Margaret Schabas. Erasmus Journal for Philosophy and Economics 6(2):66-77. (link )

2009

DesRoches, C. T. 2009. Cambridge social ontology: An interview with Tony Lawson. Erasmus Journal for Philosophy and Economics 2(1):100-122. (link )

2008

DesRoches, C. T., L. Mireles-Flores and T. Wells. 2008. Welcome to the inaugural issue of EJPE. Erasmus Journal for Philosophy of Economics 1(1):i-x. (link )

Rutherford, M. and C. T. DesRoches. 2008. The institutionalist reaction to Keynesian economics. Journal of the History of Economic Thought 30:29-48. DOI: 10.1017/S1042771608000033. (link )

2007

DesRoches, C. T. 2007. Policy advise for public participation in British Columbia forest management. The Forestry Chronicle 83(5):672-681. DOI: 10.5558/tfc83672-5. (link )

Wang, S., C. T. DesRoches, L. Sun, B. Stennes, B. Wilson and G. C. van Kooten. 2007. Linking forests and economic well-being: A four-quadrant approach. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 37(10):1821-1831. DOI: 10.1139/X07-044. (link )

Presentations

2015

DesRoches, C. T. and P. Bartha. 2015. The relatively infinite value of nature. Presentation at the 15th Congress of Logic, Methodology and Philosopy of Science, August 3-8. 2015, Helsinki. (link )

DesRoches, C. T. and P. Bartha. 2015. The relatively infinite value of the environment. Presentation at the International Network for Economic Method, November 19-22, 2015, Cape Town, South Africa. (link )

2014

DesRoches, C. T. 2014. Economics and basic ecological goods. Presentation at the Twenty-Fourth Biennial Meeting of the Philosophy of Science Association, November 6-9, 2014, Chicago, Illinois. (link )