How are the unjustified dominations of women and other humans connected to the unjustified domination of animals and nonhuman nature? What are the characteristics of oppressive conceptual frameworks and systems of unjustified domination? How does an ecofeminist perspective help one understand issues of environmental and social justice? In this important new work, Karen J....more
Paperback, 256 pages
Published October 1st 2000 by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
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This is a text of conceptual issues on Western ecofemenist philosophy. It's largely opinion with a variety of perspectives, including the author's own version of ecofeminist philosophy. It touches upon environmental ethics, which I believe should have been addressed in more depth. The ongoing mention and discussion of "other human Others," a.k.a. women, which permeates the book, leaves me (as a woman), feeling sick. "Other human Others?" I found it demeaning and the opposite of what feminism and...more