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Uniquely Human

Uniquely Human

What Is It That Distinguishes Us?

War and Peace

War and Peace

The evolution of good, evil, and the roots of human distinctiveness.

Celia Deane-Drummond is Senior Research Fellow in Theology and Director of the Laudato Si’ Research Institute at Campion Hall, University of Oxford.

The Human Niche

The Human Niche

Agustín Fuentes says our capacity for belief is part of what makes us unique.

Agustín Fuentes is the Rev. Edmund P. Joyce, C.S.C., Endowed Chair in Anthropology at the University of Notre Dame.

About "Uniquely Human"

We share the planet with all sorts of species, but there’s something different, something unique, about human beings. In this ongoing series, we ask what it is exactly that distinguishes us from our fellow earthly inhabitants . . . while also exploring the things we share in common.