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Vita Marinae

John Waldman

in Heartbeats in the Muck: The History, Sea Life, and Environment of New York Harbor, Revised Edition

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823249855
eISBN:
9780823252589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823249855.003.0003
Subject:
History, Environmental History

Despite major environmental degradation, Newark Bay--a corner of New York Harbor—is brimming with life. The Harbor's high biodiversity has been noted since the earliest European explorers. This ... More


Ecology and Ethics: Virtues and Values, Responsibility and Justice

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew

in On Earth As In Heaven: Ecological Vision and Initiatives of Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780823238859
eISBN:
9780823238897
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823238859.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter contains messages and addresses by Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew on the virtues and values of ecology and ethics, as well as on human responsibility and social justice in relation to ... More


Toward an Ethics of Biodiversity: Science and Theology in Environmentalist Dialogue

Kevin J. O'Brien

in Ecospirit: Religions and Philosophies for the Earth

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823227457
eISBN:
9780823236626
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823227457.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Inherent in the concept of biodiversity are two claims: that life on this planet is vastly diverse, and that this diversity is under threat from our species. This chapter ... More


Ecological Aesthetics as Metapattern

Peter Harries-Jones

in Upside-Down Gods

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780823270347
eISBN:
9780823270385
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823270347.003.0011
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

Freud regarded conscious reasoning as normal, while the unconscious was mysterious, filled with thoughts which repression and/or dream work had distorted. R. G. Collingwood proposed instead that ... More


Biodiversity and the Diacritics of Life

Ted Toadvine

in Carnal Hermeneutics

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780823265886
eISBN:
9780823266951
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823265886.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter questions the meaning and value of the notion of “biodiversity.” Although widely used in economic, political, and philosophical, and popular discourse, its empirical and ethical value is ... More


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