Category Archives: Environmental Philosophy

Integrated Agro-ecological Systems Land Use vs the ‘dis-integrated’ industrial machine

There is a difference in kind between complex, integrated, low input, free range systems of land, soil, organic matter, fungi & macroinvertebrates, plants & animals, and …. ….. industrial high energy input feedlot systems which abuse each of those – … Continue reading

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Thoughts on N. Scott Nomaday’s ‘An American Land Ethic’

Our current framing of nature in within modern thought is to, first, objectify based on Cartesian ideas of thinking in either-or dualisms; and second, to focus on the material, as if meaning and ethics only resides within the material. These views are being challenged more and more by indigenous and eco-feminine philosophers.

Here’s one of them; N. Scott Nomaday. Continue reading

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