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Empathy and Justice Beyond the Human

Event Type
Lecture
Sponsor
Center for Advanced Study
Location
Knight Auditorium | Spurlock Museum
Date
Apr 2, 2020   7:30 pm  
Contact
Center for Advanced Study
E-Mail
cas@illinois.edu
Phone
217-333-6729
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Center for Advanced Study

In our concern for the more than human world, many discussions have focused on individual animal suffering and threats to entire species. What happens when we instead ask questions about what meaningful relationships between humans and animals are possible, what makes their lives livable, and what role empathy can play in complex ethical questions?

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Hosted by: Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities (IPRH) Research Cluster: The Animal Turn

In conjunction with: College of Fine & Applied Arts, College of Law, Department of Anthropology, Department of English, Department of French & Italian, Department of Philosophy, Institute for Sustainability, Energy, and Environment, Program in Medieval Studies, Unit for Criticism & Interpretive Theory

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Speaker: Lori Gruen| Professor of Philosophy, Wesleyan University

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