The Human Difference


Featured speaker: Dr. Sean McGrath

September 14, 2018

3:00 pm to 5:00 pm 

Philosophy Village, University Hall 3600


Loyola Marymount University
1 LMU Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90045


Against the tendency in recent eco-criticism to deny any qualitative difference between the human being and other animals, McGrath argues that the take home meaning of the Anthropocene is that this difference is basic and of immense ecological significance.

Program sponsored by the Casassa Chair in Catholic Social Values.


About the speaker:

Sean J. McGrath teaches philosophy and theology at Memorial University in Newfoundland. He is the author of several books, including The Dark Ground of Spirit: Schelling and the Unconscious (Routledge), and Thinking Nature: An Essay in Negative Ecology (forthcoming from Edinburgh University Press).