Leopold, Pinchot, Marx, and the Ethics of Buffalo Hunting in the 21st Century

  title={Leopold, Pinchot, Marx, and the Ethics of Buffalo Hunting in the 21st Century},
  author={Alexander Simon},
  journal={Teaching Ethics},
  • A. Simon
  • Published 1 October 2007
  • Environmental Science
  • Teaching Ethics
There are numerous theoretical views regarding the human relationship to the natural environment, e.g., eco-socialists, eco-feminists, social ecologists, deep ecologists, etc. (O’Connor, 1988; Shiva & Mies, 1993; Bookchin, 2005; Naess, 1989). However, when discussing the ethics of land use, the dichotomy between conservationists and those who subscribe to an evolutionary-ecological land ethic is useful, in that most theories dealing with the human relationship to external nature can be… 
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