Research Handbook on Human Rights and the Environment (A. Grear and L.J. Kotzé eds)

Editor Anna Grear and Louis J. Kotzé Keywords Human rights, environment, epistemology, Ecological Subjectivities, natural law, United Nations, Australasia, New Zealand, environmental justice, Inter-American Court of Human Rights, Aarhus, climate displacement, North-South, ecosystem services Abstract Bringing together leading international scholars in the field, this authoritative Handbook combines critical and doctrinal scholarship to illuminate some of the challenging tensions […]

Ecological responsibilities: which trees? Where? Why? (L. Code)

Author Lorraine Code Keywords Ecological thinking, epistemic location, epistemology, Haraway, situatedness, Vandana Shiva, subjectivity, trees Abstract The author offers a provocative engagement with the implicit epistemological framework of Stone’s famous question ‘should trees have standing?’, arguing for an epistemological remapping of the issues invoked by and implicit in it. Specifically, the author argues that the […]

The Epistemic Demands of Environmental Virtue (J. Kawall)

Author Jason Kawall Keywords Environmental virtue, Epistemology, Ideal observer, Information, Virtue ethics Abstract To lead an environmentally virtuous life requires information—about morality, environmental issues, the impacts of our actions and commitments, our options for alternatives, and so on. On the other hand, we are finite beings with limited time and resources. We cannot feasibly investigate […]

Ecofeminism as Politics: Nature, Marx and the Post Modern (A. Salleh)

Author Ariel Salleh Keywords Women, Ecopolitics, Ecology, History, Ecofeminist Actions, Embodied Materialism, Body Logic, 1/0 Culture, Man/Woman=Nature, Postcolonial Sense, Feminism, Terra Nullius, Barefoot Epistemology, Energy/Labour Flows Abstract This book explores the philosophical and political challenge of ecofeminism. It shows how the ecology movement has been held back by conceptual confusion over the implications of gender […]