Tyler Veak is a Scholarly Communication Librarian at the A. Pierre Guillermin Library. His responsibilities include managing Liberty’s Digital Commons and Selected Works platforms, the submission of electronic theses and dissertations (ETD), assisting in the Graduate Writing Center, and acting as a liaison to the Philosophy department. Prior to becoming a librarian, Veak taught philosophy and humanities for a number of years at several colleges and universities. His areas of research interest are philosophy of technology and environmental ethics (See below and his C.V. for more on his scholarship activities).
Exploring Darwin’s Correspondence: Some Important but Lesser Known Correspondents and Projects, Faculty Publications and Presentations (2003)
This paper explores Darwin's 14,000 plus letters and suggests that in spite of the enormous...
Environmental History of New England: William Cronon’s Changes in the Land , Faculty Publications and Presentations (2002)
William Cronon’s Changes in the Land presaged a radical turn in environmental thought. His seminal...
Whose Technology? Whose Modernity?: Questioning Feenberg's 'Questioning Technology', Faculty Publications and Presentations (2000)
Critique of Andrew Feenberg's Critical Theory of Technology.
"Global Environmental Problems Require Global Solutions": A Case Study in Ecomessianism (with Wyatt Galusky), Faculty Publications and Presentations (1999)
Many Western environmental activist groups and theorists have sounded the call for the Earth's salvation...
J. Baird Callicott’s 'Earth Insights', Faculty Publications and Presentations (1999)
Critique of J. Baird Callicott's attempt to formaluate a "global" environmental ethic.
Democratizing Technology: Andrew Feenberg's Critical Theory of Technology, Faculty Publications and Presentations (2006)
Largely because of the Internet and the new economy, technology has become the buzzword of...
Concretizing Sustainable Worlds: Environmentalism as a Politics of Technological Transformation, Faculty Dissertations (2003)
Andrew Feenberg, a philosopher of technology, argues for a democratic rationalization of technology, whereby subjugated...
Review of 'Moral Issues in Global Perspective' by Christine M. Koggel (ed.), Faculty Publications and Presentations (2000)
Review of "Feminism & Ecology" (1997) by Mary Mellor, Faculty Publications and Presentations (1999)
Introduction to the Liberty University Digital Commons, Digital Commons Information (2007)
Power point presentation on the Digital Commons made as part of the spring faculty workshops.
Sustainability as a Meta-Norm for Democratizing Technology, Faculty Publications and Presentations (2005)
In this paper I argue that the goal of “democratizing technology” (as espoused by Feenberg,...