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  • Title: Ecological Ethics: An Introduction
  • Author: Patrick Curry
  • ISBN: 9780745629087
  • Page: 428
  • Format: Paperback

  • [PDF] Unlimited ï Ecological Ethics: An Introduction : by Patrick Curry - Ecological Ethics: An Introduction, Ecological Ethics An Introduction This book is a major new introduction to the field of ecological ethics Taking issue with the common assumption that existing human ethics can be extended to meet the demands of the ongoing ecological
    Patrick Curry
    I hold a B.A University of California at Santa Cruz, 1978, in Psychology, with highest honours , M.Sc L.S.E 1980, in Logic and Scientific Method , and Ph.D University College London, 1987, in the History and Philosophy of Science Since September 2006 I have been a Lecturer 0.5 in Religious Studies at the University of Kent Canterbury , where I teach in the MA programme on the Cultural Study of Cosmology and Divination From 2002 06 I was a Lecturer 0.5 at the Sophia Centre, Bath Spa University College, where I co taught the MA in Cultural Astronomy and Astronomy I have reviewed books for History Today, New Statesman, The Guardian, The Independent and most often the Times Literary Supplement appeared on two television programmes and taken part in two programmes on BBC Radio Four I also appear in interviews of two of the three extended New Line DVD s on The Lord of the Rings My ongoing project when I get time concerns enchantment as a common but little mentioned human experience one which touches on and connects a wide range of strange bedfellows nature, erotic communion, art, divination and spirituality It is influenced by the work of Max Weber and succeeding critical theorists, as well as other writers such as as J.R.R Tolkien, Lucien L vy Bruhl, David Abram, Sean Kane, Val Plumwood, Bruno Latour and Eduardo Viveiros de Castro I am also very interested in related issues such as the nature of truth, metaphor, embodied phenomenology, pluralism and post secularism.


    I realize this is meant as an introductory book, but honestly I think 50 pages of detail and substance would have made this a much better book As it stands, it seems mostly to be a synopsis of the authors opinions of various ethical movements with very little evidence to support any of his claims I honestly didn t even come to a good understanding or even get a feel for most of the differing deep green schools of thought that I had never heard of before So even as an introduction it failed with [...]

    BORING I m bored Environmental ethics is such an amazing topic with potential for an amazing read This is not it I preferred reading a range of articles from various authors rather than read this I think my professor felt the same way because eventually she told us it didn t matter all that much to her if we read the chapters or not, as long as we read the articles posted on line Not a good sign.

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