Environmental ethics and environmental anthropology
Is there a particular angle that environmental anthropology offers environmental ethics? Local peoples find that both their natural and their social systems are jeopardized by global forces, requiring concerns for environmental justice. They are challenged to re-interpret outdated customs. Further, the encounter with these premodern systems may expose the metaphysics that drives modern science, epitomized in plans to re-engineer the Earth in an Anthropocene Epoch. Traditional views can serve as a catalyst. Somewhat to our surprise, we may conclude that our science-based, consumer driven, ever ...
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Author(s):Rolston, Holmes, 1932-Date Issued:1997Format:born digital; chapters (layout features)Science and conscience have a complex, elusive relationship, nowhere better illustrated than in the relationship between environmental science and environmental ethics. Each can inform the other to connect facts with values, ...
Civil Action No. 77-1436: Environmental Defense Fund, Inc., plaintiff, v. Douglas M. Costle, Administrator, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency; Cecil D. Andrus, Secretary, U.S. Department of Interior; R. Keith Higginson, Commissioner, U.S. Bureau of Reclamation, defendants - complaint for declaratory, injunctive and mandatory relief Author(s):Pring, George W. (George William), 1942-; Graff, Thomas J. (Thomas Jacob), 1944-2009; Butler, William A.Date:1977Format:judicial records