Peter Reason

Peter Reason

Peter Reason is professor emeritus, University of Bath. He links nature writing with the ecological emergency of our times, drawing on scientific, ecological, and philosophical and spiritual sources. His books include In Search of Grace: an ecological pilgrimage. Web: peterreason.eu; Twitter: @peterreason.

Art in a Time of Catastrophe

Essay

At such a time, are the arts irrelevant, a luxury? To the contrary, they have an essential place both in grieving for what is lost and in imagining new human possibilities.