David Rothenberg, professor in the department of humanities at New Jersey Institute of Technology, is an acclaimed musician and author. He is the author several books on music, and edited “The Book of Music and Nature” (Wesleyan University Press, 2001), and “Parliament of Minds” (SUNY Press, 1999) interviews with leading philosophers in conjunction with a public broadcasting television series of the same name, of which he was a co-producer. Rothenberg also is the editor of the Terra Nova book series (MIT Press) presenting environmental issues as culture, not only policy. His own writing has been anthologized in “The Best Spiritual Writing 1999″ edited by Philip Zaleski (Harper San Francisco) and “The Soul of Nature: Visions of a Living Earth” by M. Tobias. His articles have appeared in Parabola, Orion, The Nation, Wired, and other publications.