Cambridge Core – Philosophy of Science – Ecology, Community and Lifestyle – by Arne Naess. Outline of an Ecosophy. Ecology, Community and Lifestyle. Ecology, community and lifestyle: Outline of an ecosophy. by Arne Naess, translated and revised by David Rothenberg, Cambridge University Press, Request PDF on ResearchGate | Ecology, Community and Lifestyle: Outline of an Ecosophy | The basic thesis of the work is that environmental problems are.

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I wish I had read this long ago. Cambridge University PressOct 26, – Nature – pages.

Jim Cheney – – Environmental Ethics 13 3: Request removal from index. Simen rated it it was amazing Dec 23, Ecology, Liefstyle and Lifestyle is a revised and expanded translation of Naess’ book Okologi, Samfunn og Livsstil, which sets out the author’s thinking on the relevance of philosophy to the problems of environmental degradation and the rethinking of the relationship between mankind and nature.

Hampatu rated it really liked it Feb 03, I cannot understand how so many continue to believe that we are at the center of everything, that everything revolves around us, that we do not need anything from other beings in this planet, and that whatever we ruined, we’ll be able to fix. The Environment on Cbc Radio’s Ideas. The basic thesis of the work is that environmental problems are only to be solved by people – people who will be required to make value judgements in conflicts that go beyond narrowly communitj human concerns.


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Beby Selitamiddle rated it really liked it Sep 09, Quotes from Ecology, Communit Cambridge University Press- Human biology – pages. How does one sustain a more holistic worldview in a linear, abstracted left-brain world? Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

Ecology, Community and Lifestyle: Outline of an Ecosophy

Paperbackpages. Emily rated it it was ok Oct 20, Boghall rated it liked it Jan 25, If Naess steers clear of the New Age sentimentality so common in the popular wing of the environmental movement, he also avoids classification with the arrogant progressivism often associated in some places, at least with its political wing.

There are some important philosophical mistakes in the book, and I’ve written a paper about one of them the idea of treating relations to our environment as constituents of our ourselvesbut ECL remains invaluable as a relatively complete overview of what is involved in constructing a truly ecological worldview, based in an understanding of the interdependence of all living things and the capacity of human beings to identify themselves for loving concern.


The book encourages readers to identify their own series of such parameters – their own ecosophies. Dec 18, Joseph rated it it was ok Shelves: Ecology, Community and Lifestyle: Dec 30, Rhys rated it liked it.

Want to Read saving…. Feb 20, Alexander rated it really liked it Shelves: Naess’s contributions have been honored by many awards, including Norway’s St. Thus people require not only an ethical system, but a way of conceiving the world and themselves Find it on Scholar.

T H rated it iutline was amazing Jan 04, Naess’s ecosoph This book provides a broad, concise outline of Naess’s thinking on “ecosophy” or ecological wisdom. Fact and value basic norms.

Obviously any kind of economic growth which is not related to intrinsic values is neutral or detrimental. Trivia About Ecology, Communit Not to mention convincing, in a non-dogmatic fashion.

He was founder and editor of the journal Inquiry, and has lectured in many countries. Vote for your 25 green books out of the list of the most important outlinne books.