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Nature Ethics: An Ecofeminist Perspective (Studies in Social, Political, & Legal Philosophy) (Studies in Social, Political and Legal Philosophy)

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Nature Ethics In Nature Ethics: An Ecofeminist Perspective, Marti Kheel explores the underlying worldview of 'nature ethics, ' offering an alternative ecofeminist approach. Seeking to heal the divisions between the seemingly disparate movements and philosophies of feminism, animal advocacy, environmental ethics, and holistic health, Kheel proposes an ecofeminist philosophy ...more
Paperback, 354 pages
Published December 6th 2007 by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc. (first published January 1st 2007)
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“I argue for an ecofeminist holist philosophy that emphasizes six themes: (1) an attempt to understand the current domination of women and nature in its varying social, political, and historical contexts; (2) an acknowledgment of the role of unconscious influences, and in particular the role of gender identity, in shaping attitudes toward nature; (3) an appreciation of the potential of metaphors to facilitate and impede ethical consciousness; (4) a recognition of the importance of appro
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Marti Kheel is a prominent writer and activist in the areas of ecofeminism, animal advocacy, and environmental ethics. Her articles have been widely published in journals and anthologies both within the United States and abroad. She co-founded Feminists for Animal Rights in 1982 and holds a doctorate from the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, where she is currently a visiting scholar. To lea ...more
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