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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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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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The Ecological Basis of Conservation: Heterogeneity, Ecosystems, and ...

Professor of Ecology Moshe Shachak, Professor Gene E Likens - 1997 - 466 pages
...affection, indeed a sense of love of the land. At the end of his essay on the Land Ethic, he stated: "It is inconceivable to me that an ethical relation...economic value; I mean value in the philosophical sense." In addition to fostering appreciation and protection of natural communities, he struck off in a new...
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Integrating Social Science & Ecosystem Management: A National Challenge

Linda Caldwell, Shela Mou - 1997 - 213 pages
...affection, reverence, and respect (Sagoff 1991). This is what Aldo Leopold had in mind when he wrote: "It is inconceivable to me that an ethical relation...mean something far broader than mere economic value." (Leopold 1966:261) Spiritual value is a type of moral value. Environmental psychologists and philosophers...
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An Ecological Approach to International Law: Responding to Challenges of ...

Prue Taylor - 1998 - 443 pages
...and this in turn reflects a conviction of individual responsibility for the health of the land. . . . It is inconceivable to me that an ethical relation...economic value; I mean value in the philosophical sense. A thing is right when it tends to preserve the integrity, stability, and beauty of the biotic community....
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Solidarity and Suffering: Toward a Politics of Relationality

Douglas Sturm - 1998 - 335 pages
...land" entails "love, respect, and admiration for land and a high regard to its value," meaning by value "something far broader than mere economic value; I mean value in the philosophical sense."3 4 Whether that moral declaration necessarily implies "environmental fascism" depends on the...
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Thinking Through the Environment: A Reader

Mark J. Smith - 1999 - 435 pages
...been done away with. The present scramble to reflood muskrat marshes is a case in point. The outlook It is inconceivable to me that an ethical relation...for land, and a high regard for its value. By value, 1 of course mean something far broader than mere economic value; I mean value in the philosophical...
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Unmanaged Landscapes: Voices for Untamed Nature

W. B. Willers - 1999 - 251 pages
...responsible land-use decisions. Leopold said: "It is inconceivable to me that an ethical relation to the land can exist without love, respect, and admiration for land, and a high regard for its value." To a growing number of public land advocates, the multiple use doctrine is incompatible with the development...
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The Human Relationship with Nature: Development and Culture

Peter H. Kahn - 1999 - 281 pages
...education.'" In turn, he argues that such education will continue to fail until we help people develop a "love, respect, and admiration for land, and a high regard for its value" (p. 261). "No important change in ethics," Leopold writes, "was ever accomplished without an internal...
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Environmental Ethics and Forestry: A Reader

Peter C. List - 2000 - 364 pages
...gone, not the same place it was. Mark what you leave. [Fdwin Arlington Robinson, Tristram] 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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Shaping the Sierra: Nature, Culture, and Conflict in the Changing West

Timothy P. Duane - 1999 - 623 pages
...ethical only in relation to something we can see, feel, love, understand or otherwise have faith in. It is inconceivable to me that an ethical relation...economic value; I mean value in the philosophical sense.39 Leopold's personal relationship to a particular place — to the land as an entity, rather...
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