James S.J. Schwartz (Ph.D., Wayne State University) teaches philosophy at Wichita State University. His principal area of research is philosophy and ethics of space exploration, where he defends an array of theses aimed at articulating and defending the scientific value of space exploration. Dr. Schwartz is editor (with Tony Milligan) of The Ethics of Space Exploration (Springer 2016). His publications have appeared in Space Policy, Advances in Space Research, Acta Astronautica, Astropolitics, Yearbook on Space Policy, Environmental Ethics, Ethics & the Environment, Philosophia Mathematica, and in several volumes of Springer's Space and Society series.