Chapter 6. Judaism

  1. Dale Jamieson
  1. Eric Katz

Published Online: 13 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470751664.ch6

A Companion to Environmental Philosophy

A Companion to Environmental Philosophy

How to Cite

Katz, E. (2001) Judaism, in A Companion to Environmental Philosophy (ed D. Jamieson), Blackwell Publishers Inc., Malden, Massachusetts, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470751664.ch6

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:

  • judaism;
  • philosophy;
  • history;
  • zionism;
  • divine ownership

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The unnatural Jew: alienation and transcendence

  • Subdue the earth: domination, dominion, and stewardship

  • Environmental regulations: rituals and commandments

  • The treatment of non-human animals

  • Bal tashchit: Do Not Destroy

  • Conclusion