2015 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 one of 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.

What are the connections between culture and conscience?

Panel Discussion 

  • Listen to the roundtable discussion with Dr. Melvin Konner and Dr. Jonathan Haidt in the On Being podcast "Capitalism and Moral Evolution: A Civil Provocation". Moderated by Krista Tippett, creator and host of On Being. 

Questions for a Resilient Future was hosted in partnership with the Center for Humans and Nature and On Being, a Peabody Award-winning public radio conversation and podcast created and hosted by Krista Tippett. 

This is a yearly event that is open to the public. For more information, please contact us at biodiversity@amnh.org

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