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The Ethics of Sustainable Development

This chapter is the final chapter in the Sustainable Development: the Post Capital Order course, and looks at the ethics of sustainable development, looking at key ethical thinkers in sustainable…

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Moral Advocacy: Religious Leaders

In this chapter, Professor Sachs discusses advocacy to mobilize awareness and action, specifically the work of Pope Francis, who has issued several calls to action, most notably the Laudato Si's…

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Pope Francis and Multi-Faith Action

In this chapter, Bishop Marcelo discusses the origin of multi-religious cooperation for sustainable development, a shared commitment to defend human dignity. This video is licensed under the CC…

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Laudato Si' and Climate Justice

Laudato Si' is a great document, the most important document produced by popes in this century—we can say, in this century—because it just gives a sort of description of the…

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Virtue Ethics: A Catholic Perspective

This chapter discusses virtue ethics in the Catholic Church and Laudato Si'. The Catholic tradition talks about "natural law," which straddles both ethics and moral theology. In the…

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Human Roots of the Ecological Crisis

Dr. Anthony Annett discusses the third section of the Pope’s encyclical, which highlights the roots of the existing ecological crisis. The encyclical frames the many social and environmental…

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Theology, Philosophy and the Encyclical

Bishop Marcelo Sánchez Sorondo delves into the second chapter of the Pope’s encyclical. The Gospel of Creation, as the second encyclical chapter is entitled, provides the foundation for…

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The State of Our Common Home

Jeffrey Sachs proviedes an overview of the first chapter of Laudato Si’, entitled, What is happening to our common home. In this chapter, Pope Francis addresses issues such as pollution,…

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Global, National and Local Solutions to the Ecological Crisis

Jeffrey Sachs addresses how the topics discussed in the earlier chapters–including the anthropogenic roots of the ecological crisis and the theological underpinnings of the concept of integral…

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