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Book Title:Earth's Insight's: A Survey of Ecological Ethics from the Mediterranean Basin to the Australian Outback
Author(s):Callicott, J. Baird
Publisher Name:Univeristy of California Press
Place of Publication:Berkeley, Calif.
Date of Publication:1994
Annotation:Callicott presents a systematic discussion of indigenous and traditional environmental ethics and suggests that there are similarities between recent postmodern trends and traditional, ecocentric worldviews. Drawing on the work of Taoist scholars, Callicott outlines how Deep Ecological and contemporary feminist thought on “appropriate technology” and “sustainable development” share Taoist concepts of harmony, aesthetic order, process-orientation, and the ideal of wu-wei (non-action).
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