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Ruralism or Environmentalism?

Avner de-Shalit

Environmental Values 5(1996): 47-58. doi: 10.3197/096327196776679393

Recent works on the historical sources of the environmental movement neglect environmental philosophy. They therefore fail to distinguish between two different currents of thought: ruralism - the romantic glorification of rural life; and environmentalism - a philosophy which is based on scientific information, anti-speciesism and respect for all organisms. These works, therefore, mistakenly identify 'political ecology' with right-wing ideologies.


KEYWORDS: Ruralism, environmentalism, biocentrism, greens

REFERENCES to other articles in Environmental Values:

Getting Behind Environmental Ethics. Robin Grove-White and Bronislaw Szerszynski

Rethinking the Relations of Nature, Culture and Agency. Patrick D. Murphy

Sustainable Development: Needs, Values, Rights. Michael Redclift

How the Tail Wags the Dog: How Value Judgments Determine Ecological Science. K. S. Shrader-Frechette and Earl D. McCoy

CITATIONS in other Environmental Values articles

Hundertwasser - Inspiration for Environmental Ethics: Reformulating the Ecological Self. Nir Barak



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