Paul B. Thompson
Ph.D., State University of New York at Stony Brook
M.A., State University of New York at Stony Brook
B.A., Emory University
Professor & W. K. Kellogg Chair in Agricultural, Food and Community Ethics
Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics
Michigan State University
South Kedzie Hall
East Lansing, MI 48824
All Publications (View all Thompson’s publications)
Thompson, Paul B. (Ed.). 2008. The Ethics of Intensification: Agricultural Development and Cultural Change. Dordrecht: Springer.
Thompson, Paul B., Callicott, J, Frodeman, R, Davion, Victoria, Norton, Bryan, Palmer, Claire (Eds.). 2008. Encyclopedia of Environmental Ethics and Philosophy. Farmington Hills, MI: Gale-Cengage Learning.
David, Kenneth, Thompson, Paul B. (Eds.). 2008. What Can Nanotechnology Learn from Biotechnology? Social and Ethical Lessons for Nanoscience from the Debate over Agrifood Biotechnology and GMOs. Burlington, MA: Academic Press.
Thompson, Paul B. 2008. Agrarian Philosophy and Ecological Ethics. Science and Engineering Ethics 14 pg. 527-544.
*Thompson, Paul B. 2008. Animal Biotechnology: How Not to Presume. The American Journal of Bioethics 8 (6): pg. 49-50.
*Thompson, Paul B. 2008. Borgmann on Commodification: A Comment on Real American Ethics. Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics 21 pg. 75-84.
*Thompson, Paul B. 2008. Current Ethical Issues in Animal Biotechnology. Reproduction, Fertility and Development 20 pg. 67-73.
*Thompson, Paul B., Hannah, W. 2008. Nanotechnology, Risk and the Environment: A Review. Journal of Environmental Monitoring 10 pg. 291-300.
*Thompson, Paul B. 2008. The Agricultural Ethics of Biofuels: A First Look. Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics 21 pg. 183-198.
*Thompson, Paul B. 2008. The Opposite of Human Enhancement: Nanotechnology and the Blind Chicken Problem. NanoEthics 2 pg. 305-316.
Thompson, P. B. “The Environmental Ethics Case for Crop Biotechnology: Putting Science Back into Environmental Practice,” in Moral and Political Reasoning in Environmental Practice. A. Light and A. de-Shalit, Eds. Cambridge, MA: 2003, The MIT Press, pp. 187-217.
Thompson, P. B. “Value Judgments and Risk Comparisons: The Case of Genetically Engineered Crops,” Plant Physiology 132(2003): 10-16.
Thompson, P. B. 1995. The Spirit of the Soil: Agriculture and Environmental Ethics. New York and London: Routledge Publishing Co.