By Dale Jamieson
A better half to Environmental Philosophy is a pioneering paintings within the burgeoning box of environmental philosophy. This ground-breaking quantity includes thirty-six unique articles exemplifying the wealthy range of scholarship during this box.
* includes thirty-six unique articles, written by means of foreign students.
* strains the roots of environmental philosophy during the exploration of cultural traditions from worldwide.
* Brings environmental philosophy into dialog with different fields and disciplines similar to literature, economics, ecology, and legislation.
* Discusses environmental difficulties that stimulate present debates.
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While both are critical of anthropocentricism, the Zhuangzi text takes an additional step to challenge even the value placed on human life. An often-quoted passage (section 18, Chan 1961, pp. 204, 209), regarding Zhuangzi's attitude to the death of his wife, is expressive of such a stance: When she died, how could I help being affected? But as I think the matter over, I realize that originally she had no life; and not only no life, she had no form; not only no form, she had no material force [qi] .
Perhaps the most prominent text of the Han period which expounded on such correlative thinking, involving yin-yang and wuxing, as well as a range of processes, species, forces, and events, was the Huainanzi. The Huainanzi is thought to be a compilation which included ideas that were relatively more mature than many other works from the same period (Major 1993, pp. 30f). In this regard, it presents fairly explicit descriptions of interconnectedness between the different forms and modes of life, articulating rather clearly the origin of form, matter, and species.