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The Ecological Life: Discovering Citizenship and a Sense of Humanity

The Ecological Life: Discovering Citizenship and a Sense of Humanity (Hardback)

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Written as a series of lectures, The Ecological Life offers a humanistic perspective on environmental philosophy that challenges some of the dogmas of deep ecology and radical environmentalism while speaking for their best desires. The book argues that being human-centered leaves us open to ecological identifications, rather than the opposite. Bendik-Keymer draws on analytic and continental traditions of philosophy as well as literature and visual media. He argues for a sense of ecological justice consonant with human rights, and shows how humanistic thinking is committed to deepening respect for life and our ecological orientation. In a clear, jargon-free and conversational tone, The Ecological Life presents a timely and important contribution to civic engagement in an ecological century.

Natural World & The EnvironmentThe environmentEnvironmentalist thought & ideologyPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesPhilosophy TheoryEthics & moral philosophy Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publication Date: 26/01/2006 ISBN-13: 9780742534476  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Jeremy Bendik-Keymer is Assistant Professor of Philosophy in the Department of International Studies, American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates.

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