Holism, or collectivism, as it is sometimes called in this context, can mean a number of different things and can be interpreted in a variety of ways and it is in these multiple interpretations that confusions can easily arise. In most general terms - and unsurprisingly! The first question here, then, must be "what sort of wholes? Generally speaking, again, such holism has two strands which are not necessarily related, but which are usually found together:. This position contrasts with that of individualists, who often challenge the cohesion of such wholes and thus their value.
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Institutional Login. LOG IN. In this Book. Additional Information. Land, Value, Community provides an in-depth critical study of the theories of J. This volume allows readers to explore multiple avenues in their search for answers to the significant philosophical questions raised by environmental problems. Table of Contents. Cover Download Save contents. Frontmatter Download Save contents.
Land, Value, Community pp. Contents pp. Acknowledgments pp. Introduction: Callicott and Environmental Philosophy pp. Ecological Morality and Nonmoral Sentiments pp. Ecological Science, Philosophy, and Ecological Ethics pp. Biocentrism, Biological Science, and Ethical Theory pp. Naturalizing Callicott pp. Epistemology and Environmental Values pp. Environmental Ethics without a Metaphysics pp. Philosophy of Nature or Natural Philosophy? Minimal, Moderate, and Extreme Moral Pluralism pp.
Callicott and Naess on Pluralism by pp. Part IV. Challenging the Implications of the Land Ethic pp. Environmental Ethics and Respect for Animals pp.
The Very Idea of Wilderness pp. Part V: Callicott Responds pp. My Reply pp. Bibliography pp. About the Contributors pp. Index pp. Purchase Buy This Book in Print. Project MUSE Mission Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide.
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The Conceptual Foundations of the Land Ethic
Baird Callicott born is an American philosopher whose work has been at the forefront of the new field of environmental philosophy and ethics. Aldo Leopold 's A Sand County Almanac is one of environmental philosophy's seminal texts, and Callicott is widely considered to be the leading contemporary exponent of Leopold's land ethic. Callicott was born in Memphis, Tennessee on May 9, , to distinguished regional artist and art instructor Burton H. Callicott began his career as an academic philosopher in at Memphis State University now the University of Memphis.
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