Support Aeon

‘Aeon is one of the liveliest, most wide-ranging and imaginative sources of good content on the web. A fabulous resource for the intelligent and curious.’

Professor Barry C. Smith, UK, Friend of Aeon

Aeon is a registered charity committed to the spread of knowledge and a cosmopolitan worldview.
But we can’t do it without you.

Donate now

Aeon is a registered charity committed to the spread of knowledge and a cosmopolitan worldview. Our mission is to create a sanctuary online for serious thinking.

No ads, no paywall, no clickbait – just thought-provoking ideas from the world’s leading thinkers, free to all. But we can’t do it without you.

Donate now

Christopher Preston
Professor of Philosophy, University of Montana, Missoula

Christopher Preston is professor of philosophy at the University of Montana in Missoula. Born in England, nourished by Alaska, and living in Montana, his interests range over numerous topics in environmental philosophy, the Anthropocene, and rewilding. His most recent book is The Synthetic Age: Outdesigning Evolution, Resurrecting Species, and Reengineering Our World (2018). 

Written by Christopher Preston