Abstract

This book aims to examine how urbanization and the urban process can create new ethical categories, shape new moral identities and relations, and lead to consequences that are morally significant. In other words, how does the urban shape the ethical–and in what ways? Through six urban conditions–namely, precarity, propinquity, conflict, serendipity, fear and the urban commons–this book examines the moral dimensions of different ethical issues that constitute the city not only as an artificial and complex spatial form, but also as the living environment for many people.

In the book launch, the author will explain the background of this book, and furthermore share the key theoretical issues with the members of the public interested in the intersection between design, cities (or urbanism) and the Anthropocene. Importantly, through the facilitating dialogue by the moderator of this event, the author

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