Deep Ecology: Living as if Nature Mattered

Deep Ecology: Living as if Nature Mattered

by Bill Devall
     
 

ISBN-10: 0879052473

ISBN-13: 2900879052477

Pub. Date: 01/19/2001

Publisher: Smith, Gibbs Publisher

Practicing is simple. Nothing forced, nothing violent, just settling into our place. "Deep ecology," a term originated in 1972 by Norwegian philosopher Arne Naess, is emerging as a way to develop harmony between individuals, communities and nature. DEEP ECOLOGY--the term and the book--unfolds the path to living a simple, rich life and shows how to participate in major…  See more details below

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Practicing is simple. Nothing forced, nothing violent, just settling into our place. "Deep ecology," a term originated in 1972 by Norwegian philosopher Arne Naess, is emerging as a way to develop harmony between individuals, communities and nature. DEEP ECOLOGY--the term and the book--unfolds the path to living a simple, rich life and shows how to participate in major environmental issues in a positive and creative manner.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900879052477
Publisher:
Smith, Gibbs Publisher
Publication date:
01/19/2001
Pages:
267

Table of Contents

Contents

Preface

Nothing Can Be Done, Everything is Possible

Minority Tradition and Direct Action

The Dominant, Modern Worldview and Its Critics

The Reformist Response

Deep Ecology

Some Sources of the Deep Ecology Perspective

Why Wilderness in the Nuclear Age?

Nature Resource Conservation or Protection of the Integrity of Nature: Contrasting Views of Management

Ecotopia: The Vision Defined

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