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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