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Prof. Bruno Latour - 'Once Out of Nature' - Natural Religion as a Pleonasm

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Published on Feb 26, 2013

Professor Bruno Latour delivers the Gifford Lecture series entitled "Facing Gaia. A new enquiry into Natural Religion".

Lecture 1: 'Once Out of Nature' - Natural Religion as a Pleonasm

The set of questions around the two words "natural religion" implies that only the second word is a coded and thus a disputed category, the first one being taken for granted and uncoded. But if it can be shown that the very notion of nature is a theological construct, we might be able to shift the problem somewhat: the question becomes not to save or resurrect "natural religion", but to dispose of it by offering at last a ''secular'' version of nature and of the natural sciences.

Recorded on Monday 18 February 2013 at St Cecilia's Hall, the University of Edinburgh.

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