Stephen Purdey

Stephen Purdey

Stephen Purdey is an international relations specialist whose work focuses on the evolution of new forms of global governance to meet current social-ecological challenges. He is the author of such books as Economic Growth, the Environment and International Relations: The Growth Paradigm; The Normative Root of the Climate Change Problem; and The Environmental Crisis: Metanarrative and the Moral Evolution of Modern Human Society (forthcoming). Prior to his academic career, he worked for in the private sector, in Canadian federal politics, and with NGOs such as the United Nations Association, the World Federalists, and the Earth Council. He holds a PhD from the University of Toronto.

GTI Contributions
Anthropos and Human Agency
GTI Forum

February 2021

Commentary on Economics for a Full World - Stephen Purdey
Contribution to GTI Roundtable "Full-World Economics"

June 2015

Commentary on Meaning, Religion, and a Great Transition - Stephen Purdey
Contribution to GTI Roundtable "Religion and a GT"

December 2014