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Where Philosophy Meets Politics: The Concept of the Environment

Avner de‐Shalit

in The Environment Between Theory and Practice

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199240388
eISBN:
9780191599033
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199240388.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Through the examination of Eco‐feminism and Deep Ecology, it is demonstrated how many in these two schools have misused the concept of ‘environment’ and caused a confusion that has been detrimental ... More


An Ecofeminist Approach to the True Wealth Project

Maylin Biggadike

in The True Wealth of Nations: Catholic Social Thought and Economic Life

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199739813
eISBN:
9780199866120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199739813.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter takes up the perspective of poor women in two-thirds of the world, out of the conviction that we will not understand prosperity without addressing the ethics and economics of poverty. ... More


The Evolution of Cooperation and Consciousness

Rebekah L. Miles

in The Bonds of Freedom: Feminist Theology and Christian Realism

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195144161
eISBN:
9780199834495
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195144163.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

An examination is made of Rosemary Radford Ruether's naturalist moral realism, whose naturalist, ecofeminist ethic locates both God (divine presence) and human norms in natural processes, ... More


Environmental Ethics and the Construction of Values

Andrew R. H. Thompson

in Sacred Mountains: A Christian Ethical Approach to Mountaintop Removal

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813165998
eISBN:
9780813166698
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813165998.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The theocentrism of H. Richard Niebuhr, especially his understanding of value, is uniquely helpful in addressing the problem of value construction and negotiation involved in the debate over MTR. The ... More


The Science Wars, Ecology, and the Left

Dana Phillips

in The Truth of Ecology: Nature, Culture, Literature in America

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195137699
eISBN:
9780199787937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195137699.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

In the academy, the so-called Science Wars of the 1970s, 1980s, and 1990s were waged largely by those on the left who were interested in the theories and findings of the several disciplines in which ... More


Virginia Woolf and the Natural World

Kristin Czarnecki and Carrie Rohman (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780983533900
eISBN:
9781781382202
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780983533900.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This book is a compilation of thirty-one chapters which contain discussions presented at the twentieth annual international conference on Virginia Woolf. This volume explores Woolf's complex ... More


Evidence‐Free Forensics and Enemies of Objectivity Evidence‐Free Forensics and Enemies of Objectivity Paul R. Gross

Paul A. Gross

in A House Built on Sand: Exposing Postmodernist Myths About Science

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780195117257
eISBN:
9780199785995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195117255.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Feminist philosopher Elizabeth A. Lloyd has contributed to the so-called science wars a lengthy book chapter attacking scientist-authors who have recently defended natural science from various ... More


Ecological Borderlands: Body, Nature, and Spirit in Chicana Feminism

Christina Holmes

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040542
eISBN:
9780252098987
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040542.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

Environmental practices among Mexican American women have spurred a reconsideration of ecofeminism among Chicana feminists. This book examines ecological themes across the arts, Chicana activism, and ... More


Gendered Interests and the Environment

Bina Agarwal

in Gender and Green Governance: The Political Economy of Women's Presence Within and Beyond Community Forestry

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199569687
eISBN:
9780191721847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199569687.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental, International

Women's relationship with the environment is complex and replete with dualities in ways that are often little recognized in the linear narratives about gender and the environment which dominate the ... More


Herland: Definitive Ecofeminist Fiction?

Amanda Graham

in A Very Different Story: Studies on the Fiction of Charlotte Perkins Gilman

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780853235910
eISBN:
9781781380420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853235910.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Coined in 1974 by Françoise d'Eaubonne, the term ‘ecofeminism’ refers to the radical environmentalism that incorporates both ecological and feminist concerns. Emerging from the global feminist ... More


Borrowing Balaram:: Alternative Narratives

A. Whitney Sanford

in Growing Stories from India: Religion and the Fate of Agriculture

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813134123
eISBN:
9780813135915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813134123.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Chapter four moves beyond context to critique how concepts such as protection are used to justify inequitable practices and social relations to demonstrate how narrative legitimates destructive ... More


Ecofeminist Philosophy, Theology, and Ethics: A Comparative View

Rosemary Radford Ruether

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/9780823227457.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Ecofeminism emerged in the late 20th century as a major school of philosophical and theological thought and social analysis. Ecofeminism sees an interconnection between ... More


Grounding the Spirit: An Ecofeminist Pneumatology

Sharon Betcher

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/9780823227457.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter analytically engages the theological history of Spirit, that concept by which Christianity has often escaped the tug of gravity. By opening out the aversions ... More


Spirituality and Nature

Roger S. Gottlieb

in Spirituality: What It Is and Why It Matters

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199738748
eISBN:
9780199979349
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199738748.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter analyses the critical role of spirituality in the human relationship with nature. Different forms of connection (nature as sacred in itself, nature as the word of God, nature “spirits”) ... More


The Environmental Dominant in Wanuri Kahiu’s Pumzi

Ritch Calvin

in The Liverpool Companion to World Science Fiction Film

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781781380383
eISBN:
9781781381557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781380383.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The early films of Kenyan filmmaker Wanuri Kahiu focused on contemporary issues through a realist mode of filmmaking. However, her 2009 film, Pumzi (Breath), utilizes the science fiction mode to ... More


Mary Wollstonecraft: “Systemiz[ing] Oppression”—Feminism, Nature, and Animals

Barbara K. Seeber

in Engaging Nature: Environmentalism and the Political Theory Canon

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780262028059
eISBN:
9780262325264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028059.003.0010
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Barbara K. Seeber argues that Mary Wollstonecraft, a pioneering feminist theorist, also offers considerable insights into the relationship between human beings and nature. Wollstonecraft sees ... More


Thinking Eco-feminism

Ramin Jahanbegloo and Vandana Shiva

in Talking Environment: Vandana Shiva in Conversation with Ramin Jahanbegloo

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780198091776
eISBN:
9780199082537
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198091776.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

In this section, Vandana Shiva talks about her book Ecofeminism, which offers a critique of patriarchal violence, capitalism, and colonialism. She comments on the reductive nature of scientific ... More


States and Markets: An Ecofeminist Perspective on International Political Economy 1993

J. Ann Tickner

in A Feminist Voyage through International Relations

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199951246
eISBN:
9780199374717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199951246.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The chapter begins with an ecofeminist account of the way nature has been viewed by Western Enlightenment science—as an inert machine. It then examines the thinking of some contemporary ... More


Breakthrough: <i>Wendy and Lucy</i>

E. Dawn Hall

in ReFocus: The Films of Kelly Reichardt

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474411127
eISBN:
9781474444620
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474411127.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter is a close reading of Wendy and Lucy, a film loosely based on the depictions of disaster victims and the perceived governmental failing to provide and protect those affected by Hurricane ... More


Introduction

Val Gough and Jill Rudd

in A Very Different Story: Studies on the Fiction of Charlotte Perkins Gilman

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780853235910
eISBN:
9781781380420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853235910.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

In 1890, Charlotte Perkins Gilman wrote a poem called 'Similar Cases' in which she argues that humankind and the world can be changed for the better. The poem marked the beginning of a reformist ... More


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