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Conrad A. Elvehjem Building, Room L140

October 2023

Jane Bennett – The Efficacy of the Slight: Zhuangzi and Lucretius in Times of Ecological Crisis

October 5 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Jane Bennett's talk explores a trans-temporal resemblance between the Zhuangzi (a source-text for Daoism, China, 5th-3rd century, BCE) and the materialism of Lucretius's De Rerum Natura (Rome, 1st century, BCE).  The two orientations affirm what she calls the efficacy…

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