About a year ago, I baked my first loaf of sourdough bread while quarantining. Around the same time, I also began to explore a long-dormant interest in philosophy. Over the past year, these twin hobbies have developed alongside each other. Baking bread has become not only a rhythmic, meditative practice in my life but also an artifact of philosophical reflection.

In the fall, I signed up for my first college philosophy course: environmental ethics. Over the next several months, my understanding of sustainability and ethical action was remade. My favorite book I read for the class was Aldo Leopold’s A…

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