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Justice and the Earth

images for our planetary survival

by Eric T. Freyfogle

  • 170 Want to read
  • 27 Currently reading

Published by University of Illinois Press in Urbana .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Environmental degradation.,
  • Environmental policy.,
  • Human ecology.,
  • Sustainable development.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 197-199) and index.

    StatementEric T. Freyfogle.
    SeriesEnvironment and the human condition
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGE140 .F74 1995
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 203 p. ;
    Number of Pages203
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL789226M
    ISBN 100252065263
    LC Control Number95021640

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To subdue and conquer&#;this confrontational attitude toward our natural surroundings, Freyfogle says, has ruled our land ethic since Adam, and unless we reinvent the norms that guide our appreciation of the.

In this book, Eric T. Freyfogle, legal scholar and naturalist, shares his perspective on our urgent need for a more harmonious relationship with the Earth.4/5(1).

“Justice is built into every string of the fabric of creation”. We are called to a ministry of reconciliation not only of individuals, but of places and communities. The book’s essays are roughly divided into three parts, History, Theology and Practice. The universal symbol of environmentalism, Earth Day, 5/5(2).

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