Professor Morton studied English literature at Oxford (BA and D.Phil.), and then did postdoctoral work at Princeton. He has worked at NYU, CU Boulder and UC Davis. Morton is currently writing Dark Ecology and Buddhaphobia. He is the author of Realist Magic: Objects, Ontology, Causality (Open Humanities Press, 2013), Hyperobjects: Philosophy and Ecology after the End of the World (U of Minessota P, forthcoming), The Ecological Thought (Harvard UP, 2010), and Ecology without Nature (Harvard UP, 2007). He has published seven other books, all of which are about issues and authors in the Romantic period (Frankenstein, Percy Shelley, Romantic-period food and eating, radicalism). Professor Morton is the author of over eighty essays on philosophy, ecology, literature, food and music. He gives lectures around the world on literature, ecology, philosophy, and culture. Currently he is Rita Shea Guffey Chair in English at Rice University.

He also regularly blogs at

appearance at Tuned City
Brussels / Earworm / 30. June 2013