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Responsibility Against Nihilism?: On the Ethics and Metaphysics of Global Environmental Change

Lecture by ICE Fellow Bertrand Guillaume

Wilder 104, Dartmouth College
In recent decades, scientific evidence has mounted that human activities have become planetary forces putting the Earth’s systems under pressure. Bertrand Guillaume will discuss some ethical and metaphysical issues regarding the extent of such power. Considering echoes from the past and prospects for the future, he finally suggests responsibility as a way out of nihilism.

Earlier Event: February 8
The Mystery of Time