Catriona McKinnon: Endangering Humanity. An International Crime?

Datum: 19 oktober 2016
Tid: 10:00–12:00

Catriona McKinnon, Professor at Politics and International Relations, University of Reading

With the Anthropocene underway, the vulnerability of future people to present people is greater than it has ever been in human history: the technologies and scientific advances made by humanity since the Industrial Revolution give the current generation the ability to radically and irreversibly alter conditions of life for subsequent generations. I argue that a new international crime of ‘postericide’ is a morally required response to humanity's changed circumstances. Postericide is committed by when an agent intentionally or recklessly performs conduct fit to bring about the near extinction of humanity.

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