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Earth's Insights : a Survey of Ecological Ethics From the Mediterranean Basin to the Australian Outback.

Author: J Baird Callicott
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, 1997.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The environmental crisis is global in scope, yet contemporary environmental ethics is centered predominantly in Western philosophy and religion. Earth's Insights widens the scope of environmental ethics to include the ecological teachings embedded in non-Western worldviews.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: J Baird Callicott
ISBN: 9780520914827 0520914821
OCLC Number: 630527953
Description: 1 online resource (312 pages)
Contents: Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Foreword; 1. Introduction: The Notion Of And Need For Environmental Ethics; 2. The Historical Roots Of Western European Environmental Attitudes And Values; 3. Environmental Attitudes And Values In South Asian Intellectual Traditions; 4. Traditional East Asian Deep Ecology; 5. Ecological Insights In East Asian Buddhism; 6. Far Western Environmental Ethics; 7. South American Eco-Eroticism; 8. African Biocommunitarianism And Australian Dreamtime; 9. A Postmodern Evolutionary Ecological Environmental Ethic; 10. Traditional Environmental Ethics In Action. NotesIndex.

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The environmental crisis is global in scope, yet contemporary environmental ethics is centered predominantly in Western philosophy and religion. Earth's Insights widens the scope of environmental ethics to include the ecological teachings embedded in non-Western worldviews.

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