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" In short, a land ethic changes the role of Homo sapiens from conqueror of the landcommunity to plain member and citizen of it. "
Management Planning for Nature Conservation: A Theoretical Basis & Practical ... - Page 86
by Mike Alexander - 2007 - 426 pages
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Issues of Justice: Social Sources and Religious Meanings

Warren R. Copeland - 2000 - 350 pages
...the "land ethic" drew from an ideal of "citizenship." In A Sand County Almanac he writes that "the land ethic changes the role of Homo sapiens from conqueror...land-community to plain member and citizen of it." 4 In fact, this ideal was frequently appealed to by the science of ecology, or "science of communities,"...
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Environmental Justice

Peter S. Wenz - 1988 - 368 pages
...to see soils, waters, plants, and animals as members of our own community. It enjoins us to change "the role of homo sapiens from conqueror of the land-community to plain member and citizen of it."42 This "implies respect for.. .fellow-members, and also respect for the community as such..."43...
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Dreamers & Defenders: American Conservationists

1988 - 295 pages
...entire species of plants and animals disappeared. Leopold proposed that the human's role be changed from "conqueror of the land-community to plain member and citizen of it." But he realized that people could adopt a new ethical attitude only toward something they could "see,...
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Ariadne's Thread: The Search for New Modes of Thinking

Mary E. Clark - 1989 - 584 pages
...boundaries of the community to include soils, waters, plants, and animals, or collectively: the land ... In short, a land ethic changes the role of Homo sapiens...member and citizen of it. It implies respect for his fellow-members, and also respect for the community as such.64 A Philosophy of Community Popular television...
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The Rights of Nature: A History of Environmental Ethics

Roderick Frazier Nash - 1989 - 304 pages
...recognition that "the individual is a member of a community of interdependent parts." The land ethic, then, "changes the role of Homo sapiens from conqueror of...member and citizen of it. It implies respect for his fellow-members, and also respect for the community as such." Behind this sentence lies Leopold's recognition...
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In Defense of the Land Ethic: Essays in Environmental Philosophy

J. Baird Callicott - 1989 - 325 pages
...their membership in this (vastly) larger-than-human society. 45 As Leopold rather bluntly puts it, "A land ethic changes the role of Homo sapiens from...land-community to plain member and citizen of it." 46 The privileged position of human beings in the natural order is thus, in the Leopold land ethic,...
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The Norton Book of Nature Writing

Robert Finch, John Elder - 1990 - 921 pages
...right to continued existence, and, at least in spots, their continued existence in a natural state. In short, a land ethic changes the role of Homo sapiens...member and citizen of it. It implies respect for his fellow-members, and also respect for the community as such. In human history, we have learned (I hope)...
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The Natural History of Puget Sound Country

Arthur R. Kruckeberg - 1991 - 468 pages
...is a differentiation of social from antisocial conduct. These are two definitions of one thing. ... In short, a land ethic changes the role of Homo sapiens...members, and also respect for the community, as such. (1987:202-4) Right : Subdividing the forest for vacation homes in south Puget Sound, Oakland Bay and...
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Media and the Environment

Craig L. LaMay, Everette E. Dennis - 1991 - 266 pages
...boundaries of the community to include soils, waters, plants, and animals, or collectively: the land. . . . In short, a land ethic changes the role of Homo sapiens...member and citizen of it. It implies respect for his fellow-members, and also respect for the community as such." Leopold died of a heart attack in March...
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A Morally Deep World: An Essay on Moral Significance and Environmental Ethics

Lawrence E. Johnson - 1993 - 301 pages
...boundaries of the community to include soils, waters, plants, and animals, or collectively: the land. A land ethic changes the role of Homo sapiens from...land-community to plain member and citizen of it. A thing is right when it tends to preserve the integrity, stability, and beauty of the biotic community....
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