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Undoing Dominion: Contemplative Arguments for Creaturely Rights

Thursday, March 2, 2023
5:30 pm
FSB 0025

Does protecting human diginity require human dominion over the rest of Earth? Amidst climate and extinction crises of the "Anthropocene," this lecture examines three religious arguments, each rooted in a form of contemplative practice, in which realizing human dignity requires recognizing rights of nohuman creatures.

Sponsored by the Department of Comparative Religion and the John W Altman Institute for Entrepreneurship

Willis Jenkins
Willis Jenkins
University of Virginia