The Ecological Self

The Ecological Self

Freya Mathews


The environmental philosophy that has grown from the ecological move has usually been accused of supplying no rational arguments for the holistic innovations it embraces. this can be the 1st ebook to contemplate the metaphysical foundations of ecological ethics. the writer seeks to supply a metaphysical help for the elemental associations of the "one-ness" and the interconnectedness of every little thing, the elemental ideas of the ecological movement.
The Ecological Self considers and rejects the dominant atomistic metaphysics linked to the classical physics of Newton. via drawing upon glossy physics and the cosmology of Einstein, the structures conception of Gregory Bateson and others, and the philosophy of Spinoza, Freya Mathews is ready to difficult a brand new metaphysics of "interconnectedness."

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