Repentance and Rebirth: At the End of Life as We Know It

Doc Guss talks about how the anthropocene period built systems for us to flourish and overcome sickness, suffering, and the fear of death. However, we as a species have come to a pass. Is there a way out of driving ourselves to our own extinction?

Agustin Martin G. Rodriguez is a professor of the Department of Philosophy. He also served as chair of the Philosophy Department from 2009-2015. He obtained his Master of Arts in Philosophy and Doctorate of Philosophy in Philosophy from Ateneo de Manila University. His research work has been mostly on the rationality of the marginalized, specifically on issues like human rights, democratic governance and grassroots empowerment, and on such thinkers as Scheler, Habermas, and Derrida.

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