Jennifer Gabrys/ Simon James

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Monday 22 June, 6.30-8pm
Wolfson Theatre, New Academic Building, LSE

Jennifer Gabrys, Reader in Sociology, Goldsmiths, University of London

Simon James, Senior Lecturer in Philospphy, University of Durham

Chair: Danielle Sands, Lecturer in Philosophy, Royal Holloway, University of London and Forum for European Philosophy Fellow

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.