The Ecological Self

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Routledge, 1994 - Philosophy - 192 pages
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This is the first book-length treatment of the metaphysical foundations of ecological ethics. The author seeks to provide a metaphysical illumination of the fundamental ecological intuitions that we are in some sense `one with' nature and that everything is connected with everything else. Drawing on contemporary cosmology, systems theory and the history of philosophy, Freya Mathews elaborates a new metaphysics of `interconnectedness'. She offers an inspiring vision of the spiritual implications of ecology, which leads to a deepening of our conception of conservation.

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THE ECOLOGICAL SELF Freya Mathews. Routledge, 1991. ISBN 0 415 05252 1 (hbk) ... You can order The Ecological Self at: http://www.routledge.com/ ...
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Philosophy Program - La Trobe University
Reprints of chapters or selections from The Ecological Self: ... Reprint of 'Community and the Ecological Self', Environmental Politics, Vol 4, no 4, 1996, ...
www.latrobe.edu.au/ philosophy/ freyam2.htm

The Earth—A “vale of soul making”
The ecological self distinguishes itself from other. aspects of one's personality "by its ... environment; to grow and mature, the ecological self ...
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Freya Mathews
The following is a summary of the main concepts and relationships of her argument as outlined in the final chapter of her book The Ecological Self. ...
www.wisenet-australia.org/ profiles/ freyam.htm

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Those familiar with her 1991 book The Ecological Self, a watershed in ... distinct from “the ecological self,” which, Mathews acknowledges, she and others ...
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Applied Ecopsychology in Australia by Rosemary Baillie
The ecological self has been defined as " a wide, expansive or field-like sense of self, which ultimately includes all life-forms, ecosystems and the planet ...
www.ecopsychology.org/ journal/ gatherings8/ html/ spirit/ applied_baillie.html

Bill Devall - The Deep, Long-Range Ecology Movement: 1960-2000--A ...
The "ecological self," defined by Naess as "broad identification" with nature, whether based on biophilia or on experiences in the "wildness" of nature, ...
muse.jhu.edu/ demo/ ethics_and_the_environment/ v006/ 6.1devall.html

CHAPTER ONE – INTRODUCTION TO THE STUDY Overview
the ecological self. I embed each study in a short literature review, firstly to illustrate. the overarching tension and show what specific character of ...
wwwlib.murdoch.edu.au/ adt/ pubfiles/ adt-MU20040803.113536/ 02Whole.pdf

VIEWPOINT Cosmological Rehabilitation: A Call to Action
her brilliant book The Ecological Self (1991), I savored the two words .... Mathews, Freya (1991) The ecological self, London: Routledge. ...
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Ecofeminism vs. Deep Ecology
Naess refers to this expanded self-realization as the “ecological self,”. and uses it to argue that all beings have intrinsic worth. ...
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