PEI Faculty Seminar Series: Ancient Greek and Hebrew Ideas of Ecological Politics

 

Fall 2017 PEI Faculty Seminar Series – 12/5/2017: Melissa Lane, Class of 1943 Professor of Politics, Director of the University Center for Human Values

Lane explored how politics — in historical reality, in political theory and in philosophical imagery — mediated between ecology and theology in the ancient world, and how they shaped human involvement with nature. In ancient thought, politics were a deliberate and integral step toward understanding and addressing environmental and ecological issues.

PEI Faculty Seminar Series: Ancient Greek and Hebrew Ideas of Ecological Politics

Publish Date

December 5, 2017

Presenter(s)

Melissa Lane

Video Length

00:55:24

 

Fall 2017 PEI Faculty Seminar Series – 12/5/2017: Melissa Lane, Class of 1943 Professor of Politics, Director of the University Center for Human Values

Lane explored how politics — in historical reality, in political theory and in philosophical imagery — mediated between ecology and theology in the ancient world, and how they shaped human involvement with nature. In ancient thought, politics were a deliberate and integral step toward understanding and addressing environmental and ecological issues.