the land ethic – part 3

8/28 - S.C.A. 239 Land as community, when this idea “penetrates our intellectual life”, the land ethic will come to enlarge the notion of community to include soils, waters, plants, and animals: the land. This is a key point to keep in mind: that often, when we consider the land, we think only of the... Continue Reading →

the land ethic – part 1

What is a land ethic? Aldo Leopold considered an ethic, in ecological terms, as a “limitation on freedom of action in the struggle for existence.” An ecological ethic limits our action upon the our struggle for existence. But our struggle for existence has shifted, and is no longer so much a struggle against the... Continue Reading →

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