Rodrigo Míguez Núñez

The Legal Vocation of an Ecological Encyclic: Notes on Civil Law regarding Laudato si'

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Keywords: Laudato si'; Property; Legal Anthropocentrism; Nature; Legal Personhood; Ecological Conversion.

This paper offers a theoretical comparative study concerning the ecological exhortation made by Pope Francis in his Encyclic "Laudato si' ". The article analyses the role of civil law in setting up the destructive domain of the environment in the light of the factors that allowed the instrumental domination of man over nature. The study proposes a theoretical framework in the civil law arena in order to contribute to the ecological conversion proposed by Pope Bergoglio.

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