William Edelglass

William Edelglass

Visiting Teacher

William Edelglass is Director of Studies at the Barre Center for Buddhist Studies. He is a scholar who has practiced in several Buddhist traditions. In addition to teaching at dharma centers, William taught in a federal prison in New York, as a wilderness guide for many years, and at the Institute for Buddhist Dialectics, in Dharamsala, India; he is currently Associate Professor of Philosophy at Emerson College. He has published widely in Buddhist philosophy, environmental philosophy, and 20th-century European philosophy. He serves as chair of the board of directors of the International Association of Environmental Philosophy and co-editor of the journal Environmental Philosophy. William is also co-editor of Buddhist Philosophy: Essential Readings, the Oxford Handbook of World Philosophy, and Facing Nature: Levinas and Environmental Thought. For more on his scholarly work, see this interview William did with 3:AM Magazine. William lives with his family on an off-grid homestead in southern Vermont.

Upcoming Event with This Teacher

Dharma Sunday (11/28)

November 28 @ 6:00 am - November 28 @ 11:30 pm

Live Online – The Wakeful Body: A Book Release Event

November 21 @ 6:00 am - November 21 @ 11:30 pm

How to Be a Bodhisattva: Six Traits of Highly Compassionate People

November 3 @ 6:00 am - December 8 @ 11:30 pm
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