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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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The Sixties Experience: Hard Lessons about Modern America

Edward P. Morgan - 1992 - 357 pages
...boundaries of community to include soils, waters, plants, and animals, or collectively: the land . . . and changes the role of Homo sapiens from conqueror of the land-community to just plain members and citizens of it. It implies respect for his fellow members, and also respect...
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Radical Ecology: The Search for a Livable World

Professor Carolyn Merchant, Carolyn Merchant - 1992 - 276 pages
...bounds of the community to include "soils, waters, plants, and animals, or collectively, the land." It "changes the role of homo sapiens from conqueror of...fellow members and also respect for the community itself."" In putting the land ethic into practice, Leopold urged that each question be judged according...
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Voices from the Environmental Movement: Perspectives For A New Era

Donald Snow - 1992 - 237 pages
...than any other species. The classic development of this idea is Aldo Leopold's essay "The Land Ethic": "In short, a land ethic changes the role of Homo sapiens...the land-community to plain member and citizen of it."3 This idea posits Nature herself as the ultimate outsider, the not-to-be-denied "goad to complacent...
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The Gay]grey Moose: Essays on the Ecologies and Mythologies of Canadian ...

D. M. R. Bentley - 1992 - 328 pages
...Press, 1988). 10 Leopold, p. 204. "A land ethic," Leopold continues, "changes the role of Homosapiens from conqueror of the land-community to plain member and citizen of it. It implies respect for his fellow-members, and also respect for the community as such." 11 Tory as opposed to Neo-Conservative....
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Spirit and Nature: Why the Environment is a Religious Issue--An Interfaith ...

Steven C. Rockefeller, John C. Elder - 1992 - 240 pages
...which we belong, to practice what Aldo Leopold calls "the land ethic," which "changes the role oiHomo sapiens from conqueror of the land-community to plain member and citizen of it."' Finally, if we say the cause of the ecological crisis is our fvorldview , a failure to perceive ourselves...
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A View to a Death in the Morning: Hunting and Nature Through History

Matt Cartmill - 1996 - 331 pages
...ethic simply enlarges the boundaries of the community to include soils, waters, plants, and animals ... A land ethic changes the role of Homo sapiens from...member and citizen of it. It implies respect for his fellow-members, and also respect for the community as such.81 Leopold had mixed feelings about the...
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Environmental Dilemmas: Ethics and decisions

R.J. Berry - 2007 - 271 pages
...been easier. Leopold's words have remained imprinted in my memory since I first read them long ago: A land ethic changes the role of Homo sapiens from conqueror of the land-community to plain member or citizen of it. Oh, where can we find humility enough for that citizenship? Therein lies the ultimate...
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Beyond Preservation: Restoring and Inventing Landscapes

A. Dwight Baldwin, Judith De Luce, Carl Pletsch - 1994 - 280 pages
...and the conquering fixation of humanity: A land ethic changes the role of Homo sapiens from conqurror of the land-community to plain member and citizen of it. It implies respect for his fellow-membrrs, and also respect for the community as such. ln human history, we have learned (l hope)...
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Habitat of Grace: Biology, Christianity and the Global Environmental Crisis

Carolyn M. King - 2002 - 235 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 (204). A thing is right when it tends to...
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Nature Writing: The Tradition in English

Robert Finch, John Elder - 2002 - 1152 pages
...right to continued existence, and, at least in spots, their continued existence in a natural state. ce he could have found to fish for steamboats; that fellow-members, and also respect for the community as such. In human history, we have learned (I hope)...
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