Forum for European Philosophy dialogue
Date: Monday 22 June 2015
Venue: Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building
Speakers: Professor Claire Colebrook, Dr Jennifer Gabrys
Chair: Dr Danielle Sands
Are humans exceptional among living beings? How should we understand our relationship with the natural world?Current ecological crises have led to new conceptions of this relationship, increased focus on human responsibilities, and changing environmental practices. In this panel, two speakers will address both the theoretical questions raised by these issues and assess some of the practical responses which have been advanced.
Claire Colebrook is Edwin Erle Sparks Professor of English at Penn State University.
Jennifer Gabrys is Reader in Sociology at Goldsmiths, University of London.
Danielle Sands is a Lecturer in Philosophy at the Royal Holloway, University of London and Forum for European Philosophy Fellow.
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