13th September 2007
As part of our induction activities for new students next week, we shall be asking them what is meant by term ‘natural’: what does it mean to talk of an ‘unnatural’ practice – especially as an evaluative moral term?
We shall be spending some time at a place where people go to spend time in ‘nature’ (Westonbirt Arboretum) – what does it mean to call such a place ‘natural’? – And does spending time in such places assist us in reflection? I (and the new students) would appreciate any thoughts – or indeed references – that will help us think this through…
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