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Spring 2016

WORKSHOP + LECTURES ON PLANT ETHICS

Growing Green: Fresh Perspectives on Plant Life in Environmental Ethics II

After the 2015 lecture series on Plant Ethics, spring and summer 2016 bring new events, a workshop plus three further lectures, dedicated to exploring the moral standing of plants and fresh ways to think and talk about plant life in the broader context of environmental ethics.

 

WORKSHOP

April 5th, 2016, 09:30-16:00, Aula am Campus
Altes AKH, Hof 1.11, Spitalgasse 2, 1090 Vienna, Austria

09:30
Konrad Ott (Kiel, GER): Do plants count?

10:30
Angelika Krebs (Basel, CH): "Als ob die Erde längst aufgehört hätte, mit uns zu sprechen". Über Resonanz mit der Natur und ihren Verlust

11:30
Hans Werner Ingensiep (Essen, GER): What we can learn from plant life. Biophilosophical and anthropological propaedeutics to an ethics of the vegetative

14:15
Luise Schratt-Ehrendorfer (Vienna, AUT): Flora und Vegetation im Anthropozän

15:00
Angela Kallhoff (Vienna, AUT): Argumente der Pflanzenethik

Discussion

 

 

LECTURES

Tuesdays, 18:30-20:00, HS 3F, NIG (3rd floor)
Department of Philosophy, University of Vienna, Universitätsstraße 7, 1010 Vienna

May 3rd, 2016
Christian Dürnberger (Vienna, AUT): Früchte des Zorns? Ethik in der Kontroverse um die Grüne Gentechnik

May 10th, 2016
Nicole Karafyllis (Braunschweig, GER): Transforming seed banks: normative trends in conserving, saving and hunting plant origins


June 28th, 2016
Cristian Timmermann (Mexico City, MEX/Salzburg, AUT): Food sovereignty and consumer sovereignty: two antagonistic goals?

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