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American Indian environmental ethics : an Ojibwa case study

Author: John Baird Callicott; Michael P Nelson
Publisher: Upper Saddle River, N.J. Pearson Prentice Hall 2004
Series: Basic ethics in action
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Baird Callicott; Michael P Nelson
ISBN: 0130431214 9780130431219
OCLC Number: 834694446
Description: IX, 163 Seiten
Contents: I. INTRODUCTORY ESSAY: CULTURAL WORLDVIEW AND ENVIRONMENTAL ETHICS. 1. What is Environmental Ethics? 2. What is a Cultural Worldview? 3. What is Culture? 4. Language, Worldview, and Cultural Relativism. 5. The Ojibwa Narratives. II. THE NARRATIVES. 1. The Orphans and Mashos. 2. Clothed-in-Fur. 3. The Woman Who Married a Beaver. 4. The Boy that was Carried Away by a Bear. 5. A Moose and His Offspring. 6. Little-Image. 7. The Person that Made Medicine. 8. The Birth of Nanabushu. 9. Nanabushu Swallowed by the Sturgeon. 10. Nanabushu Slays Here-of-His-Shin. 11. Nanabushu Leaves His Brother, and Also His Grandmother. 12. Nanabushu, the Sweet-brier Berries, and the Sturgeons. 13. Notes on the Mystic Rite. III. INTERPRETIVE ESSAY: AN OJIBWA WORLDVIEW AND ENVIRONMENTAL ETHIC. 1. Key Cognitive Elements of an Ojibwa Worldview. 2. Ojibwa Environmental Ethics. 3. The Controversy About American Indian Environmental Ethics. Literature Cited.
Series Title: Basic ethics in action
Responsibility: J. Baird Callicott; Michael P. Nelson

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