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Questions for a Resilient Future

In partnership with the Center for Humans and Nature, the Center for Biodiversity and Conservation hosted a group of Senior Scholars for a fascinating afternoon of dialogue on the "big questions" that challenge our society today.  The speakers, drawing on decades of experience and a diversity of perspectives, explored the ethical dimensions of humanity's relationship with the rest of the natural world and ways to connect ideas with meaningful and effective action.

We tackled two questions:

How far should we go to bring back lost species?

Senior Scholars:

Ben A. Minteer, Arizona Zoological Society Endowed Chair - Arizona State University - Watch video

Harry W. Greene, Professor & Stephen H. Weiss Presidential Fellow, Cornell University - Watch video

Mind and morality, where do they meet?

Senior Scholars:

Arthur Zajonc, President - Mind & Life Institute - Watch video 

Michael McCullough, Professor - University of Miami - Watch video

Our exploration of the mind and morality is a partnership with On BeingListen to the radio show and podcast, a conversation with On Being's creator and host, Krista Tippett, and Senior Scholars Arthur Zajonc and Michael McCullough. Watch a video of the panel discussion here.

Download the event flyer: 

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