Dr. Gunter is a professor of philosophy at the University of North Texas in Denton, where he teaches courses in environmental ethics and other topics. He is an accomplished author, having written The Big Thicket: A Challenge for Conservation, Texas Land Ethics, and a variety of other pieces, including fiction, philosophical monographs, and book reviews. He is also noted for his singing and songwriting, as recorded on “The Last Big Thicket Blues” and “Chicken Fried Escargot”. Finally, he is well known for his contributions to federal efforts to set aside the Big Thicket Natural Preserve, an area of great biodiversity and beauty.
Interview InformationJanuary 18, 1998