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Climate Change and the Moral Agent: Individual Duties in an Interdependent World

Elizabeth Cripps

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199665655
eISBN:
9780191753039
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199665655.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Global climate change challenges standard theories of moral accountability. Many of us take it for granted that we ought to cooperate to tackle it, but where does this requirement come from? Climate ... More


Selection and cultural change

Henry Plotkin

in Evolutionary Worlds without End

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199544950
eISBN:
9780191594366
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199544950.003.005
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

Is it possible that cultural change could be accounted for by selection processes? This question is first considered in the light of cultures in non-humans such as songbirds and other species of ape; ... More


Tear Down Those Walls

John Hultgren

in Border Walls Gone Green: Nature and Anti-immigrant Politics in America

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816694976
eISBN:
9781452952345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816694976.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The conclusion discusses how this book has suggested that “nature”—constructed as a source of intrinsic value—is today emerging as a prominent site of discursive struggle that is deployed by societal ... More


The New Realism of the Factish and the Political Ecology of Humans and Non-Humans: Bruno Latour and Margaret Atwood’s MaddAddam Trilogy

Monika Kaup

in New Ecological Realisms: Post-Apocalyptic Fiction and Contemporary Theory

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781474483094
eISBN:
9781399502115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474483094.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter explores Bruno Latour’s actor-network theory side-by-side with Margaret Atwood’s MaddAddam trilogy, focusing on Latour in the first, and Atwood in the second part. The chapter argues ... More


Conclusion: Natural culture, cultural nature

Nathan Lyons

in Signs in the Dust: A Theory of Natural Culture and Cultural Nature

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190941260
eISBN:
9780190941291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190941260.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This concluding chapter situates the theory of natural culture and cultural nature in relation to one of its closest philosophical alternatives, ‘soft dualism’. Soft dualism includes a range of ... More


Biosemiosis: The biological depth of culture

Nathan Lyons

in Signs in the Dust: A Theory of Natural Culture and Cultural Nature

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190941260
eISBN:
9780190941291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190941260.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Part II of this book takes the account of human culture developed in Part I and extends it backwards into biological and physical nature to reveal culture’s third dimension of natural ‘depth’. This ... More


The Neighborhood as Moral Obstacle Course

Iddo Tavory

in Summoned: Identification and Religious Life in a Jewish Neighborhood

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780226321868
eISBN:
9780226322193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226322193.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Sociology of Religion

The chapter moves to the realm of everyday life encounters on the streets of the Beverly-La Brea neighborhood. Orthodox men and women need to navigate the physical neighborhood both as they encounter ... More


Epilogue

Rajyashree Pandey

in Perfumed Sleeves and Tangled Hair: Body, Woman, and Desire in Medieval Japanese Narratives

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824853549
eISBN:
9780824869052
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824853549.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Buddhism

The epilogue draws upon a small number of anomalous tales, which defy easy categorization to bring them into conversation with the broader hermeneutical questions that have preoccupied scholars ... More


Planetary justice

John S. Dryzek and Jonathan Pickering

in The Politics of the Anthropocene

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780198809616
eISBN:
9780191846892
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198809616.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics

Reflexivity requires the capacity to reconsider core values: notably justice, which many people think is the most important societal value. Injustice looms large in an unstable Earth system, as ... More


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