Academic Unit: Institute of Philosophy
Colombian Ministry of Science
The group is focused on researching contemporary issues in ethics, as well as on strengthening the teaching and dissemination of knowledge in this field. The group is working on zoo ethics and environmental ethics, and the social appropriation of knowledge and ethics. The group expects to impact on the formation of researchers and educators in ethics; to strengthen interdisciplinary research on contemporary issues in the area and to generate discussion and awareness on some vital issues for our century.
Research Areas and Topics
- Critical Theory.
- Greek Ethics.
- Existential philosophy.
- Zoo ethics and Ecoethics.
Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
The group is in constant contact with the University of Giessen, especially with the group led by Professor Regina Kreide. The group carries out joint projects, conferences and courses. Every year, the group members take part actively in the ISAP-DAAD agreement.
The group constantly carries out activities with the Peiras research group from Bogotá. Projects are carried out in a special way annually in conjunction with Professor Andrea Lozano, from the Universidad Los Andes in Bogotá.