top_1_963_35.JPG
top_2_1.jpg top_2_2.jpg
 
 
  HOME   PUBLISH   DONATE   ABOUT   CONTACT   HELP   SEARCH  
 
   
Postmodern Environmental Ethics
Postmodern Environmental Ethics
Click on image to enlarge

Max Oelschlaeger - Editor
N/A
Hardcover - 348 pages
Release Date: August 1995
ISBN10: 0-7914-2547-9
ISBN13: 978-0-7914-2547-3

Out of Print
Price: $31.95 
Paperback - 348 pages
Release Date: August 1995
ISBN10: 0-7914-2548-7
ISBN13: 978-0-7914-2548-0

Quantity:  
Available as a Google eBook
for other eReaders and tablet devices.
Click icon below...


Summary Read First Chapter image missing

Explains the role of language in causing and in resolving the ecocrisis and shows that ecologically adaptive behavior can be facilitated through language.

This book explains the role of language in causing and in resolving the ecocrisis, showing that ecologically adaptive behavior can be facilitated through language. The authors explore the discourses of deep ecology, ecofeminism, Judeo-Christianity, quantum theory, and Native American world views, all to the end of empowering ecosocial change.

"There is no other topic which reflects so penetratingly both the contradictions and the hopes that the contemporary situation holds for us, and these essays serve as a very clear mirror in this respect." -- Daniel Kealey, Towson State University

Max Oelschlaeger is Professor of Philosophy and Religion Studies at the University of North Texas, Denton.


Bookmark and Share

Table of Contents

Introduction

Max Oelschlaeger

Part I. Language and Environmental Ethics

1.  Postmodern Environmental Ethics: Ethics as Bioregional Narrative

Jim Cheney

2.  Nature and Silence

Christopher Manes

3.  Merleau-Ponty and the Voice of the Earth

David Abram

4.  Class, Race, and Gender Discourse in the
Ecofeminism/Deep Ecology Debate


Ariel Salleh

5.  Green Reason: Communicative Ethics for the Biosphere

John S. Dryzek

Part II. Environmental Ethics, Postmodern Politics, and the Other

6.  Radical Environmentalism and the Political Roots of Postmodernism: Differences That Make a Difference

Robert Frodeman

7.  The Incarceration of Wildness: Wilderness Areas as Prisons

Thomas H. Birch

8.  The Call of the Wild: The Struggle Against Domination and the Technological Fix of Nature

Eric Katz

9.  Rethinking Resistance: Environmentalism, Literature, and
Poststructural Theory


Peter Quigley

10.  Traditional American Indian and Western European Attitudes Toward Nature: An Overview

J. Baird Callicott

Part III. Systematic Environmental Ethics Reconsidered

11.  Before Environmental Ethics

Anthony Weston

12.  Moral Pluralism and the Course of Environmental Ethics

Christopher D. Stone

13.  Cheney and the Myth of Postmodernism

Mick Smith

14.  Quantum Theory, Intrinsic Value, and Panentheism

Michael E. Zimmerman

15.  Christian Existence in a World of Limits

John Cobb, Jr.

Index


Related Subjects
30331/30332(WDE//)

Related Titles

Mind's Bodies
Mind's Bodies
Edgar Allan Poe, Eureka, and Scientific Imagination
Edgar Allan Poe, Eureka, and Scientific Imagination
Self and Deception
Self and Deception
Merleau-Ponty and the Face of the World
Merleau-Ponty and the Face of the World
Virtue, Order, Mind
Virtue, Order, Mind
Order and Organism
Order and Organism
Essays on the Foundations of Ethics
Essays on the Foundations of Ethics
Heidegger and Practical Philosophy
Heidegger and Practical Philosophy
Hegel's Theory of Imagination
Hegel's Theory of Imagination
Julia Kristeva
Julia Kristeva



 
bottom_1_963_35.jpg