Nature and Ethical Thought: Reflections on Laudato Si
On the 7th and 8th of March, Dr. Sean McGrath and Dr. Joel Madore of Memorial Philosophy co-organized with Dominican University College a workshop in ecology and metaphysics. "Nature and Ethical Thought: Reflections on Laudato Si" demonstrated that ecology is the new metaphysics or the old metaphysics in a new key. Papers were given by MUN and DUC faculty and graduate students on topics ranging from Deleuze and Guattari's rhizomatic ecology to Augustinian natural law theory. Special guests included Prof. Antonie Guggenheim of the College des Bernadins in Paris and Prof. Heather Eaton of Saint Paul University.