deep ecology


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deep ecology

n.
An environmental philosophy that rejects anthropocentrism and ascribes rights, interests, and value to living things and to ecosystems as a whole, independent of human concerns.

deep ecologist n.
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Among the concepts they discuss are anthropocentrism, deep ecology, sacrifice, and meditation and prayer.
Key Words: Naturalism; anthropology; Feuerbach; ecology; ethics; anthropology; Spinoza; Deep Ecology
So it is not driven by left-wing environmental ideology; indeed, it resists both Malthusianism and deep ecology.
This book, which emerged from collaboration between Island Press and the Foundation for Deep Ecology, is a collection of essays in which an impressive array of traditional environmentalist thinkers, mostly but not entirely from the Americas, argue back against these new doctrines and figures.
He retired to South America to focus on environmental is-ues and launched the Foundation for Deep Ecology.
The book, edited by Tom Butler of the Foundation for Deep Ecology, opens with a photo of giant Easter Island moai statues depicting "a civilization that overshot the land's carrying capacity.
Compiled and edited by conservationist Tom Butler (who is the Editorial Projects Director of the Foundation for Deep Ecology and the President of the Northeast Wilderness Trust), "Overdevelopment, Overpopulation, Overshoot" is as large and dramatic as the topic it covers.
Deep ecology is a perspective that sees all life forms--man, moose, or microbe--as having an equal right to survive and flourish.
George Wuerthner (editor), Eileen Crist (editor), and Tom Butler (editor); PROTECTING THE WILD; Foundations for Deep Ecology (Nonfiction: Ecology & Environment) 24.
What is worthy of our notice here is that Morton is implicitly critiquing an environmental thinking that associates with the movement of deep ecology.
He facilitates workshops on systems thinking, community building, and deep ecology.
Topics include the green politics of Alasdair MacIntyre and Vaclav Havel, the politics of global warming, mindfulness as a new commons, territorial claims in a world of limits, the political unrealism of making meta-ethical demands for non-anthropocentrism in environmental ethics, and critique of the biocentric egalitarianism of deep ecology.