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Philosophy & environmental crisis

Conference in Philosophy 4th University of Georgia 1971.

Philosophy & environmental crisis

[papers]

by Conference in Philosophy 4th University of Georgia 1971.

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Published by University of Georgia Press in Athens .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Human ecology -- Moral and ethical aspects -- Congresses

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by William T. Blackstone.
    ContributionsBlackstone, William T., University of Georgia. Franklin College of Arts and Sciences., Danforth Foundation (Saint Louis, Mo.)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGF80 C66 1971
    The Physical Object
    Pagination140 p.
    Number of Pages140
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17390611M

    Abstract. Environmental problems are partly the result of conceptions of our relationship to nature. I present a critique of selected beliefs about our relationship to nature that have contributed to the environmental crisis and some others that I believe will help . Sean Joseph McGrath (born ) is a Canadian philosopher and Professor of Philosophy at Memorial University of is known for his works on Friedrich Schelling and Heidegger's philosophy. McGrath is the editor of Analecta Hermeneutica and a member of the College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists of the Royal Society of Canada.

    When I began writing introductory philosophy books in the late s, the only introductions that were readily available were The Problems of Philosophy by Bertrand Russell, which was published in , and a book called Philosophy Made Simple – which was actually a good book, but people found the title off-putting because it sounded like it. from book The Inclusion of Environmental Education in Science Teacher Education (pp) The History and Philosophy of Environmental Education. of – The Quiet Crisis.

    Environmental philosophy ; Action is the basis for the environmental philosophy at Patagonia. “Since our main reason for being in business is to work on changing the way governments and corporations ignore our environmental crisis, action is absolutely necessary,” says Chouinard. In spiritual ecology, the environmental crisis denotes a multitude of diverse environmental problems from the local to the global levels. Lynn White Jr argued that 'More science and more technology are not going to get us out of the present ecologic crisis until we find a new religion or rethink our old one'.


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