Epigenetics and Environmental Ethics III: Genetics and the Rise of Christianity

by Shea Robison (@EpigeneticsGuy) Epigenetics and Environmental Ethics I Epigenetics and Environmental Ethics II Epigenetics and Environmental Ethics IV The previous section established the historical foundations of the concept of the autonomous ‘self’ upon which are constructed both modern ethics and contemporary genetics. This section will continue the historical elaboration of this concept, focusing on the … Continue reading Epigenetics and Environmental Ethics III: Genetics and the Rise of Christianity

Epigenetics and Environmental Ethics II: The Ancient Greeks and then the Romans

by Shea Robison (@EpigeneticsGuy) In addition to the potential to unify the biological sciences and the social and the life sciences as discussed here, the first post in this series proposes that  epigenetics also has the potential to unify the seemingly opposed ethical poles of anthropocentricism and nonanthropocentricism in environmental ethics through the common intellectual heritage shared by the modern Western concept of … Continue reading Epigenetics and Environmental Ethics II: The Ancient Greeks and then the Romans