A digital copy of Dr. Holmes' Senior Scholars oral history interview can be found in the Society of Senior Scholars Oral History Project collection.

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  • Critical notice - Holmes Rolston III 

    Author(s):Rolston, Holmes, 1932-
    Date Issued:2020
    Format:born digital; reviews (documents)
    Critical notice of citations of Rolston's published materials in environmental ethics and in science and religion.
  • Rolston, Holmes: who's who in America 

    Author(s):Rolston, Holmes, 1932-
    Date Issued:2019
    Format:born digital; biographical sketches
  • Samtal med den värdefulla naturen: ett studium av miljöetiken hos Knud Løgstrup, Holmes Rolston III och Hans Jonas 

    Author(s):Kvassman, Staffan
    Date Issued:1999
    Format:born digital; biographical sketches
    This is the English summary section from the book written by Staffan Kvassman about Holmes Rolston (and two others). The book was originally his Swedish doctoral dissertation published in 1999.
  • 温柔的使命: 生態, 信仰, 生活的結合 

    Author(s):Lin, Yiren; Chen, Tzu-mei
    Date Issued:2016
    Format:born digital; biographical sketches
    Article 1: In his sermon preached June 5, 2016, at the Ho-Ping Church in Taipei, Rolston emphasized that, like ancient Israel, all peoples today reside on lands with promise, promised lands. Taiwan was long known as Formosa, ...
  • Holmes Rolston III: interview by Theo Horesh 

    Author(s):Rolston, Holmes, 1932-; Horesh, Theo
    Date Issued:2015
    Format:born digital; biographical sketches
    Rolston on how we might more wisely approach the "perfect moral storm" of climate change. Ethicists will watch the worldview, the interpretation, the value choices underlying economic analyses. We are at a hinge point in ...
  • Rolston bio-profile HD slideshow 

    Author(s):Rolston, Holmes, 1932-
    Date Issued:2017
    Format:born digital; digital moving image formats
  • I married a "thinker" 

    Author(s):Rolston, Jane
    Date Issued:2000?
    Format:born digital; biographical sketches
    Recollections of Holmes Rolston's wife Jane over the decades of her life married to a philosophical "thinker."
  • U.S. Congressional Record - Rolston congratulated 

    Author(s):McInnis, Scott
    Date Issued:2003-04-30
    Format:born digital; biographical sketches
  • Philosopher gone wild, A (Karnos) 

    Author(s):Rolston, Holmes, 1932-
    Date Issued:1993
    Format:born digital; biographical sketches
    Rolston found that, loving wisdom, he had to quarrel with Socrates, taking a natural turn. Indeed he found that he had to quarrel with the three disciplines he most loved: science, philosophy, and theology. None of them ...
  • Philosopher gone wild: Rolston bio-photo-media 2020 

    Author(s):Rolston, Holmes, 1932-
    Date Issued:2020
    Format:born digital; digital moving image formats
    Holmes Rolston's biography: Shenandoah Valley childhood. Education. Years in Southwest Virginia. Grand Canyon River run. Colorado State University, classroom. Interview, University of Georgia. Family and outdoors. ...
  • Rolston, Holmes, III, 1932- (Cafaro) 

    Author(s):Cafaro, Philip
    Date Issued:2009
    Format:born digital; biographical sketches
    Rolston's forty year career at Colorado State University has been devoted to analyzing and advocating value in nature, especially the intrinsic value of nature. Such value generates an obligation to respect nature and to ...
  • Booknotes, January 2010 

    Author(s):O'Hear, Anthony
    Date Issued:2010
    Format:born digital; biographical sketches
    The author reviews Christopher J. Preston's book Saving Creation, which charts the intellectual and personal odyssey of Holmes Rolston III.
  • Saving creation: nature and faith in the life of Holmes Rolston III [Review] 

    Author(s):Bouma-Prediger, Steven
    Date Issued:2010-10
    Format:born digital; biographical sketches; reviews (documents)
    Preston engagingly tells the story of Rolston, from his childhood in the Shenandoah Mountains, to his long and distinguished career as a philosopher at Colorado State University. As the story of a human life, it is an ...
  • Rolston publications by year 

    Author(s):Rolston, Holmes, 1932-
    Date Issued:undated
    Format:born digital; lists (document genres)
  • Holmes Rolston, III - CSU history 

    Author(s):Hansen, James E., 1938-
    Date Issued:2007
    Format:born digital; biographical sketches
    Rolston has been important in Colorado State University's strategic planning for enhanced student learning. He was the first University Distinguished Professor to be named outside the natural sciences. He has a scholarly ...
  • Holmes Rolston III 1932- / by Jack Weir (Japanese) 

    Author(s):Weir, Jack; Jiyuji, Sudou
    Date Issued:2004
    Format:born digital; biographical sketches
    Holmes Rolston is widely recognized as the "father of environmental ethics" as an academic discipline. More so than any other, he has shaped the essential nature, scope and issues of the discipline. The following six ...
  • Eigingildi í náttúrunni -- heimspeki á villigötum? 

    Author(s):Arnason, Thorvardur
    Date Issued:2005
    Format:born digital; biographical sketches
    Ethics has been constantly becoming more inclusive, and that ought to encompass the larger community of life on Earth. Values are present in living organisms, independently of humans. Iceland has more opportunity for ...
  • Interview with a true green giant 

    Author(s):Crumm, David
    Date Issued:2009
    Format:born digital; biographical sketches
    Rolston is a true "green giant," urging the kinds of experience people all need to share, if humans are to survive as a species. He is working to knit together a rather unlikely community of secular scientists, nature ...
  • Saving creation: nature and faith in the life of Holmes Rolston III [Review] 

    Author(s):Brueggemann, Walter
    Date Issued:2010
    Format:born digital; biographical sketches; reviews (documents)
    Book review of Christopher Preston's Saving Creation: nature and faith in the life of Holmes Rolston III. Christopher Preston offers a winsome, straightforward account of Rolston's life, bringing him the recognition and ...
  • Rolston, Holmes (1932- ): American environmental and religious philosopher (Causey) 

    Author(s):Causey, Ann S.
    Date Issued:1993
    Format:born digital; biographical sketches
    Rolston is the father of environmental ethics. As such he occupies a singular place of importance in modern philosophy. He has devoted his distinguished career to plausibly and meaningfully interpreting the natural world ...

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