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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


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 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


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


Gendered Ecologies: New Materialist Interpretations of Women Writers in the Long Nineteenth Century

Dewey W. Hall and Jillmarie Murphy (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781949979046
eISBN:
9781789629705
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781949979046.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Gendered Ecologies: New Materialist Interpretations of Women Writers in the Long Nineteenth Century is comprised of a diverse collection of essays featuring analyses of literary women writers, ... 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


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


Call Your "Mutha": A Deliberately Dirty-Minded Manifesto for the Earth Mother in the Anthropocene

Jane Caputi

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780190902704
eISBN:
9780190902742
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190902704.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, Political Theory

The proposed new geological era, The Anthropocene (a.k.a. Age of Humans, Age of Man), marking human domination of the planet long called Mother Earth, is truly The Age of the Motherfucker. The ... 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


Ecological Modernity in Shakespeare: an overview

Randall Martin

in Title Pages

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199567027
eISBN:
9780191917851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199567027.003.0005
Subject:
Environmental Science, Applied Ecology

The story of how The Globe (1599) was rebuilt from the reused oak timbers of The Theatre (1576) is well known. Less familiar is the environmental crisis that prompted ... More


Land-Uses and Convertible Husbandry in As You Like It

Randall Martin

in Title Pages

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199567027
eISBN:
9780191917851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199567027.003.0007
Subject:
Environmental Science, Applied Ecology

Having made jibes at Orlando’s love-verses and drawn defensive reactions from Rosalind, Touchstone gently reproves her by appealing to nature as a third party: ‘You ... More


Gunpowder, Militarization, and Threshold Ecologies in Henry IV Part Two and Macbeth

Randall Martin

in Shakespeare and Ecology

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199567027
eISBN:
9780191917851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199567027.003.0008
Subject:
Environmental Science, Applied Ecology

The disputed land-uses and cultivation practices represented in As You Like It responded to unprecedented changes in Elizabethan climate, population, and economic ... 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


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


Teaching Environmental Justice and Early Modern Texts: Collaboration and Connected Classrooms

Rebecca Laroche and Jennifer Munroe

in Teaching Social Justice Through Shakespeare: Why Renaissance Literature Matters Now

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474455589
eISBN:
9781474477130
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474455589.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Rebecca Laroche and Jennifer Munroe offer innovative approaches to teaching the embodied and collective history of human impact on the planet through early modern texts and contemporary ecofeminist ... More


Crying Indian

Daniel Belgrad

in The Culture of Feedback: Ecological Thinking in Seventies America

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780226652368
eISBN:
9780226652672
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226652672.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

For many Americans, the insights of general systems theory implied a validation of traditional Native American ideas, which posited a spirit immanent in material nature, unlike the scientific ... More


Diverging Worldviews, Converging Policies

Bryan G. Norton

in Toward Unity among Environmentalists

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195093971
eISBN:
9780197560723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195093971.003.0017
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmentalist Thought and Ideology

This book began with an anecdote, my encounter with an eight-year-old with hundreds of living sand dollars. While I knew what I wanted the little girl to ... 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


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