11. A Vision of the Future

  1. Jeffrey E. Foss

Published Online: 29 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470413708.ch11

Beyond Environmentalism: A Philosophy of Nature

Beyond Environmentalism: A Philosophy of Nature

How to Cite

Foss, J. E. (2009) A Vision of the Future, in Beyond Environmentalism: A Philosophy of Nature, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470413708.ch11

Author Information

  1. University of Victoria, Department of Philosophy, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 16 JAN 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470179413

Online ISBN: 9780470413708

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Keywords:

  • wilderness and human beings and ongoing role reversal with nature;
  • man as the emerging nervous system of the planet;
  • humankind versus nature and historical role reversal and struggle with nature

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Our Ongoing Role Reversal with Nature

  • We Are the Emerging Nervous System of the Planet

  • The Natural Virtues and Vices of Nervous Systems

  • When It's Humankind versus Nature

  • Our Right to Survive

  • Our Unique Feelings of Kinship with Other Species

  • A Code