Chapter 36. Environmental Disobedience

  1. Dale Jamieson
  1. Ned Hettinger

Published Online: 13 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470751664.ch36

A Companion to Environmental Philosophy

A Companion to Environmental Philosophy

How to Cite

Hettinger, N. (2001) Environmental Disobedience, in A Companion to Environmental Philosophy (ed D. Jamieson), Blackwell Publishers Inc., Malden, Massachusetts, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470751664.ch36

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 DEC 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2001

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781557869104

Online ISBN: 9780470751664

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Keywords:

  • ecological injustice;
  • justification;
  • morally permssible;
  • property;
  • democracy

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The possibility and need for justification

  • Civil, militant, and revolutionary disobedience

  • Worries about violence and letting the individual decide

  • Justifications for militant environmental activism

  • The critique of humans-only democracy

  • Implications for militant disobedience

  • Conclusion