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Japanese Environmental Philosophy

J. Baird Callicott and James McRae


Comparative environmental philosophy is valuable in many ways. Perhaps it is most valuable because it reveals some of the foundational assumptions that run so deep in the poles of comparison that they might otherwise have gone unnoticed. These revelations may invite us to challenge those assumptions that have led to the kind of thinking responsible for much of the environmental degradation that we see today. Japanese Environmental Philosophy gathers papers focused on the environmental problems of the twenty-first century. Drawing from Japanese philosophical traditions they investigate our rela ... More

Keywords: environmental ethics, environmental philosophy, environmental aesthetics, Japanese philosophy, Zen, Kyoto school, comparative philosophy

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Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780190456320
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: June 2017 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190456320.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

J. Baird Callicott, editor
University Distinguished Professor and Regents Professor of Philosophy, University of North Texas

James McRae, editor
Associate Professor of Asian Philosophy and Religion, Westminster College

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