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" It is inconceivable to me that an ethical relation to land can exist without love, respect, and admiration for land, and a high regard for its value. By value, I of course mean something far broader than mere economic value; I mean value in the philosophical... "
Management Planning for Nature Conservation: A Theoretical Basis & Practical ... - Page 86
by Mike Alexander - 2007 - 426 pages
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New Outlook, Volume 6

1953 - 17 pages
...of the land for self-renewal. Conservation is our effort to understand and preserve this capacity. It is inconceivable to me that an ethical relation...for land and a high regard for its value. By value I mean something far broader than mere economic value — I mean value in the philosophical sense. The...
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Companion to A Sand County Almanac: Interpretive and Critical Essays

J. Baird Callicott - 1987 - 320 pages
...human special interest to exterminate predators. Finally, the first sentences of The Outlook read: "It is inconceivable to me that an ethical relation...economic value; I mean value in the philosophical sense" (223). By 'Value in the philosophical sense," Leopold can only mean what philosophers more technically...
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In Defense of the Land Ethic: Essays in Environmental Philosophy

J. Baird Callicott - 1989 - 325 pages
...than Kantian approach to the concept of ethics and morality: "It is inconceivable to me," he writes, "that an ethical relation to land can exist without...admiration for land and a high regard for its value." 43 As we see, according to the reconstruction that Martin himself so ably and persuasively presents...
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The Norton Book of Nature Writing

Robert Finch, John Elder - 1990 - 921 pages
...that leave the world, When they are gone, not the same place it was. Mark what you leave. THE OUTLOOK It is inconceivable to me that an ethical relation...economic value; I mean value in the philosophical sense. Perhaps the most serious obstacle impeding the evolution of a land ethic is the fact that our educational...
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Finding Home

Peter H. Sauer - 1992 - 304 pages
...of life, and finally to the land itself. For Leopold, such a mature ethical vision will grow out of "love, respect, and admiration for land, and a high regard for its value; I mean value in the philosophical sense." Love for the land has been nurtured in the garden, heighrened...
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Nature's Kindred Spirits: Aldo Leopold, Joseph Wood Krutch, Edward Abbey ...

James I. McClintock - 1994 - 200 pages
...succeed through more conservation as usual but only through " 'an ethical relation to land' " involving " 'love, respect and admiration for land, and a high...economic value; I mean value in the philosophical sense' " (VD, 200). In "The Mystique of the Desert," a companion essay to "Conservation Is Not Enough," Krutch...
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Justice and the Earth: Images for Our Planetary Survival

Eric T. Freyfogle - 1995 - 203 pages
...orientation not based on economic self-interest. The issue was one of philosophy, not science or economics: "It is inconceivable to me that an ethical relation...economic value; I mean value in the philosophical sense." In short, as Leopold would explain, conservation is not "something a nation buys" but "something a...
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Rooted in the Land: Essays on Community and Place

William Vitek, Wes Jackson - 1996 - 285 pages
...possibility of developing an ethic toward land. Leopold suggests the means for opening up that possibility: "It is inconceivable to me that an ethical relation...economic value; I mean value in the philosophical sense" (261). We see again the emotional component of Leopold's ethical philosophy, this time directed toward...
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Along the Wisconsin Riverway

Jill Metcoff - 1997 - 165 pages
...of the land for self-renewal. Conservation is our effort to understand and preserve this capacity... It is inconceivable to me that an ethical relation...value in the philosophical sense. — ALDO LEOPOLD Authorized clear-cut Sank County. Prairie du Sac, one of a handful of small towns along the lower Wisconsin...
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Law and the Environment: A Multidisciplinary Reader

Robert V. Percival, Dorothy C. Alevizatos - 1997 - 439 pages
...watersheds, wilderness areas. To my mind, Group B feels the stirrings of an ecological conscience The Outlook It is inconceivable to me that an ethical relation...economic value; I mean value in the philosophical sense. Perhaps the most serious obstacle impeding the evolution of a land ethic is the fact that our educational...
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