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october, 2023

04oct6:00 pmIsla Del Coco & The Challenge of Animal Agency: Preserving Earth's Natural Heritage @ Museum of Texas Tech University @ 6pm

Event Details

Museum of Texas Tech University | Helen DeVitt Jones Auditorium
3301 4th Street

Wednesday, October 4th

Free and open to the public

Reception immediately following in the Helen DeVitt Jones Sculpture Court

Mario Solís is a Philosophy professor and Director of the Graduate Program in Philosophy at the University of Costa Rica (UCR) where he teaches moral and political philosophy. Today, he is a Fullbright Scholar-in-Residence at TTU. In the lecture, Dr. Mario Solís will explore La Isla del Coco’s natural marvels through the lens of animal agency, which refers to the capacity of non-human animals to take action and influence their environment in meaningful ways. 

The public talk by Dr. Solís is offered in conjunction with the special exhibit “Journey through CoCos Island” at the Museum of Texas Tech University from August to December 17, 2023, and the International Week of TTU International Cultural Center.


(Wednesday) 6:00 pm



3301 4th Street