Down to Earth: persons in natural history: part 2
Rolston, Holmes, 1932-, speaker
Lecture covers the following topics: Humans as earthling overseers; environmental ethics as respect for life; human biography as storied residence on Earth; test for appreciating a resident environment; three role models for living in nature: Arne Naess, Norwegian philosopher; John Muir; Aldo Leopold, founder of the land ethic. Leopold's experience of thinking like a mountain and seeing "green fire" in a dying wolf's eyes; Earth ethics and overview of the blue planet.
Videorecording of classroom lecture, PHIL 345: Environmental Ethics, December 4, 2007.
attitude toward the world