Dominican School of Philosophy and Theology
This event happened on: Wednesday, October 5, 2016, 9:00 am
DSPT, 2301 Vine Street, Berkeley, CA 94708

Imagination and Cooperation in the Care of our Common Home

A conference to open dialogue on the anthropology of the human person.

In his encyclical letter, Laudato si' - on care for our common home, Pope Francis invites all people to enter into dialogue on the anthropology of the human person. By engaging experts from evolutionary anthropology, philosophy, and theology, along with members of the faculty and students of GTU, this conference will explore the role that human imagination can plan in building a cooperative approach to the care for our common home.

Speakers: Agustin Fuentes, PhD, Professor of Anthropology, Notre Dame; Margarita Vega, PhD, Associate Professor of Philosophy, DSPT; Marianne Farina, CSC, Professor of Philosophy and Theology, DSPT.

Respondents: Terrence Deacon, PhD, Professor Biological Anthropology, UC Berkeley; Jennifer Hudin, PhD, Director of the John Searle Center for Social Ontology, UC Berkeley; Purushottama Bilimoria, Senior Lecturer, Center for Dharma Studies, GTU and Senior Fellow, Institute of South Asian Studies, UC Berkeley.

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