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" All ethics so far evolved rest upon a single premise: that the individual is a member of a community of interdependent parts. "
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Gaia's Wager: Environmental Movements and the Challenge of Sustainability

Gary C. Bryner - 2001 - 255 pages
..."An ethic, ecologically, is a limitation on freedom of action in the struggle for existence. . . . All ethics so far evolved rest upon a single premise:...is a member of a community of interdependent parts. . . . The land ethic simply enlarges the boundaries of the community to include soils, water, plants,...
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The Green Studies Reader: From Romanticism to Ecocriticism

Laurence Coupe, Jonathan Bate - 2000 - 315 pages
...Thus, the appeal to ecology is ultimately a matter of ethics. As Aldo Leopold long ago reminded us: 'All ethics so far evolved rest upon a single premise:...is a member of a community of interdependent parts. . . . The land ethic simply enlarges the boundaries of the community to include soils, waters, plants,...
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Environmental Ethics and Forestry: A Reader

Peter C. List - 2000 - 364 pages
..."land ethic," incorporating the whole terrestrial biotic community in the reference of the term "land." "All ethics so far evolved rest upon a single premise:...is a member of a community of interdependent parts. . . . The land ethic simply enlarges the boundaries of the community to include soils, waters, plants,...
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Ecofeminist Philosophy: A Western Perspective on what it is and why it Matters

Karen Warren - 2000 - 253 pages
...community, and to his "extension of ethics" to the land as "a process in ecological evolution."12 He writes, "all ethics so far evolved rest upon a single premise:...is a member of a community of interdependent parts. . . . The land ethic simply enlarges the boundaries of the community to include soils, waters, plants,...
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Toward a Naturalistic Political Theory: Aristotle, Hume, Dewey, Evolutionary ...

Terry Hoy - 2000 - 148 pages
..."evolutionary possibility and an ecological necessity." All ethics so far evolved have been based upon the premise that the individual is a member of a community...interdependent parts. "His instincts prompt him to compete in his place in the community, but his ethics prompt him to cooperate . . . the land ethic simply enlarges...
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Trace Elements in Terrestrial Environments: Biogeochemistry, Bioavailability ...

Domy C. Adriano - 2001 - 867 pages
...Freshwater Systems 20 3.5 In Forest Ecosystems 23 3.6 In Indoor and Urban Environments 23 References 24 All ethics so far evolved rest upon a single premise:...His instincts prompt him to compete for his place in that community, but his ethics prompt him also to co-operate (perhaps in order that there may he a...
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A Sand County Almanac

Aldo Leopold - 2001 - 192 pages
...possibly a kind of community instinct in-the-making. The Community Concept ALL ETHICS so FAR EVOLVED RHST UPON A SINGLE PREMISE: that the individual is a member...His instincts prompt him to compete for his place in that community, but his ethics prompt him also to co-operate (perhaps in order that there may be a...
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The Gift of Property: Having the Good / betraying genitivity, economy and ...

Stephen David Ross - 2001 - 347 pages
...theft, if owning is exclusion. Whose property and whose freedom?, one might ask, in an ethical voice. "All ethics so far evolved rest upon a single premise:...member of a community of interdependent parts.... The land ethic simply enlarges the boundaries of the community to include soils, waters, plants, and...
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Environmental Activists

John F. Mongillo, Bibi Booth - 2001 - 356 pages
...of nature have served as the foundation for much of the ecological movement. According to Leopold, "All ethics so far evolved rest upon a single premise...is a member of a community of interdependent parts. . . . The land ethic simply enlarges the boundaries of the community to include soils, waters, plants,...
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Return of the Wild: The Future Of Our National Lands

Ted Kerasote - 2001 - 225 pages
...is connected to everything else. Aldo Leopold summarized this neatly when he said that "all ethics rest upon a single premise: that the individual is a member of a community of interdependent parts."9 The preservation of wildlands is important not just because it provides places of recreation...
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