Ecological Nature: A Non-Dualistic Concept for Rethinking Humankind’s Place in the World

@article{Dussault2016EcologicalNA,
  title={Ecological Nature: A Non-Dualistic Concept for Rethinking Humankind’s Place in the World},
  author={Antoine C. Dussault},
  journal={Ethics & the Environment},
  year={2016},
  volume={21},
  pages={1 - 37}
}
This paper puts forward a concept of naturalness as an alternative to the wilderness concept, which has been criticized for problematically situating human beings outside the natural world and thus conceptually foreclosing the possibility of humans living in harmony with nature. After examining and finding inadequate two concepts of naturalness dominant in the work of environmental ethicists, namely the natural as opposed to the supernatural and the natural as opposed to the anthropogenic, the… Expand
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