Deep Ecology explores the philosophical, psychological, and sociological roots of today's environmental movement, examines the human-centered assumptions behind most approaches to nature, explores the possibilities of an expanded human consciousness, and offers specific direct action suggestions for individuals to practice. Widely read in it first printing, Deep Ecology has established itself as one of the most significant books on environmental thought to appear in this decade.
Deep Ecology is subversive, but it's the kind of subversion we can use. --San Francisco Chronicle
This book is an attempt at codifying a scattered body of ecological insight into a philosophy that places human beings on an absolutely equal footing with all other creatures on the planet. --Stephanie Mills, Whole Earth Review
Difficult and (to some) unfamiliar insights on nature and human beings presented with simplicity and clarity, Deep Ecology rattles a cage full of occidental presumptions and yet it all seems almost like common sense. --Gary Snyder
Bill Devall has studied the social organization, politics, psychology and philosophy of the environmental movement for fifteen years. He teaches at Humbolt State University in California and is active in many environmental groups including Earth First! and the Sierra Club.
George Sessions teaches philosophy at Sierra College California. He was appointed to the Mountaineering Committee of the the Sierra Club in 1962, has served as a philosophy consultant to the National Endowment for the Humanities, and is editor of the International Ecophilosophy Newsletter.
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An exhaustive description of the various ideas and people who best posit the idea that more than mere environmentalism, what humankind needs is a radical re-thinking of Man - Nature relationships. Volledige review lezen
NOTHING CAN BE DONE EVERYTHING IS POSSIBLE
THE MINORITY TRADITION AND DIRECT ACTION
THE DOMINANT MODERN WORLDVIEW AND ITS CRITICS
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