Gregory F. Tague, Ph.D. - Scholar, Professor, Pushcart Prize nominee


"...strong passions have somewhat frayed the tolerance for ambiguity that is essential to science." -Carl Sagan

I've written on the subjects of environmental/animal ethics, veganism,  great ape social behaviors and intelligence, the arts from an evolutionary perspective, character, morality, and consciousness.

CONTACT: ebibliotekos [at] gmail [dot] com - clear subject line, please

Founder and Senior Developer of The Evolutionary Studies Collaborative at St. Francis College 

Founder and Editor of the ASEBL Journal (ethics/evolution/arts), 

I am also the general editor of the Bibliotekos literary website (along with Fredericka Jacks),

Founder and editor of Literary Veganism - An Online Journal 


Here's a 2019 video of me telling the Story of Jimmy

Earth Day Video on the Importance of Worms


Professor, (retired) Departments of Literature, Writing and Publishing / Interdisciplinary Studies - St. Francis College (NY)

b. 1957

[full C.V. at bottom of page]

Ph.D.         New York University (1998)

M.Phil.     New York University (1996)

M.A.          Hunter College, CUNY (1990)

B.A.           Brooklyn College, cum laude, CUNY (1979)

Research Interests broadly include: Animal and environmental ethics. Evolutionary studies including cultural evolution. Literary analysis.  Current book-in-progress project: political philosophy and forest sovereignty. 

Scholarly Books Authored:

- Character and Consciousness: George Eliot, Thomas Hardy, D.H. Lawrence (Phenomenological, Ecological, and Ethical Readings) (Academica 2005).

- Ethos and Behavior: The English Novel from Jane Austen to Henry James (Academica 2008).

- Making Mind: Moral Sense and Consciousness in Philosophy, Science, and Literature (Rodopi, 2014).

- Art and Adaptation: A Primer from Notes (Bibliotekos 2015). [publisher is my wife's imprint -Out of Print]

- Evolution and Human Culture: Texts and Contexts (Brill, 2016).

- Art and Adaptability: Consciousness and Cognitive Culture (Brill, 2018)

- An Ape Ethic and the Question of Personhood (Lexington Books, 2020)

- The Vegan Evolution: Transforming Diets and Agriculture (Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment, 2022)

 Scholarly Book Editor and Contributor:

- Origins of English Literary Modernism, 1870-1914 (Academica 2009).

- Origins of English Dramatic Modernism, 1870-1914.  Co-editor, Daniel Meyer-Dinkgräfe (Academica 2010). 

 Book Editor (literary anthologies):

- Pain and Memory: Reflections on the Strength of the Human Spirit in Suffering (Bibliotekos 2009).

- Common Boundary: Stories of Immigration (Bibliotekos 2010).

- Battle Runes: Writings on War (Bibliotekos 2011).

- Being Human: Call of the Wild (Bibliotekos 2012).

- Puzzles of Faith and Patterns of Doubt: Short Stories and Poems (Bibliotekos 2013).

 Journal Editor (academic articles):

- ASEBL Journal

General Editor (literary website and journal):


- Literary Veganism: An Online Journal
Curriculum Vitae - website.pdf


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