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Nature in Asian Traditions of Thought: Essays in Environmental Philosophy
Nature in Asian Traditions of Thought: Essays in Environmental Philosophy
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For our environmental problems what is needed is a new way of looking at nature. Here, the authors turn to the Asian tradition. Asking if they can provide us with conceptual resources for addressing environmental concerns. Western environmental philosophers and some of our most distinguished representatives of Asian and comparative philosophy critically consider what Asia has to offer. The first section provides an ecological world view as a basis for comparison. Subsequent as a basis for comparison. Subsequent section provides an ecological world view as a basis for comparison. Subsequent section include chapters by leading, contemporary scholars in Chinese, Japanese, Indian, and Buddhist thought that explore the Western perception of Asian philosophy is a rich conceptual resource for contemporary environmental thinkers.

"This book promises to provide an intellectual and an ethical incentive which will encourage its Western audience to reflect on the course of Western history that has led to the concerns addressed within. It would serve as valuable reading for anyone who is interested in the environment and in exploring new and traditionally Asian approaches to this crucial subject" - Shigenori Nagatomo, Temple University.

About the Author

J. Baird Callicott is Professor of Philosophy and Natural Resources at the University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point. Roger T. Ames is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Hawaii.

CONTENTS

Prefaceix
Foreword
 Eugene C. Hargrove
xiii
Introduction: The Asian Traditions as a Conceptual Resource for Environmental Philosophy
 J. Baird Callicott and Roger T. Ames
1

I. The Ecological World View: A Basis for Engagement

Pacific Shift
 William Irwin Thompson
25
Biology as a Cosmological Science
 Harold J. Morowitz
37
The Metaphysical Implications of Ecology
 J. Baird Callicott
51

II. The Chinese World View

The Continuity of Being: Chinese Visions of Nature
 Tu Wei-ming
67
Human/Nature in Nietzsche and Taoism
 Grahan Parkes
79
On Seeking a Change of Environment
 David L. Hall
99
Putting the Te back into Taoism
 Roger T. Ames
113
Units of Change - Units of Value
 Robert C. Neville
145

III. The Japanese World View

The Japanese Concept of "Nature"
 Hubertus Tellenbach and Bin Kimura
153
The Japanese Experience of Nature
 David Edward Shaner
163
Saigyo and the Buddhist Value of Nature
 William R. LaFleur
183

IV. The Buddhist World View

The Jewel Net of Indra
 Francis H. Cook
213
Environmental Problematics
 Kenneth K. Inada
231
Toward a Middle Path of Survival
 David J. Kalupahana
247

V. The Indian World View

A Metaphysical Grounding for Natural Reverence: East-West 
 Eliot Deutsch
259
"Conceptual Resources" in South Asia for "Environmental Ethics"
 Gerald James Larson
267
Epilogue: On the Relation of Idea and Action
 J. Baird Callicott and Roger T. Ames
279
Notes291
Index325

Nature in Asian Traditions of Thought: Essays in Environmental Philosophy

Item Code:
IDE876
Cover:
Hardcover
Edition:
1991
ISBN:
8170302609
Language:
English
Size:
8.7" X 5.7"
Pages:
356
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From the Jacket:

For our environmental problems what is needed is a new way of looking at nature. Here, the authors turn to the Asian tradition. Asking if they can provide us with conceptual resources for addressing environmental concerns. Western environmental philosophers and some of our most distinguished representatives of Asian and comparative philosophy critically consider what Asia has to offer. The first section provides an ecological world view as a basis for comparison. Subsequent as a basis for comparison. Subsequent section provides an ecological world view as a basis for comparison. Subsequent section include chapters by leading, contemporary scholars in Chinese, Japanese, Indian, and Buddhist thought that explore the Western perception of Asian philosophy is a rich conceptual resource for contemporary environmental thinkers.

"This book promises to provide an intellectual and an ethical incentive which will encourage its Western audience to reflect on the course of Western history that has led to the concerns addressed within. It would serve as valuable reading for anyone who is interested in the environment and in exploring new and traditionally Asian approaches to this crucial subject" - Shigenori Nagatomo, Temple University.

About the Author

J. Baird Callicott is Professor of Philosophy and Natural Resources at the University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point. Roger T. Ames is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Hawaii.

CONTENTS

Prefaceix
Foreword
 Eugene C. Hargrove
xiii
Introduction: The Asian Traditions as a Conceptual Resource for Environmental Philosophy
 J. Baird Callicott and Roger T. Ames
1

I. The Ecological World View: A Basis for Engagement

Pacific Shift
 William Irwin Thompson
25
Biology as a Cosmological Science
 Harold J. Morowitz
37
The Metaphysical Implications of Ecology
 J. Baird Callicott
51

II. The Chinese World View

The Continuity of Being: Chinese Visions of Nature
 Tu Wei-ming
67
Human/Nature in Nietzsche and Taoism
 Grahan Parkes
79
On Seeking a Change of Environment
 David L. Hall
99
Putting the Te back into Taoism
 Roger T. Ames
113
Units of Change - Units of Value
 Robert C. Neville
145

III. The Japanese World View

The Japanese Concept of "Nature"
 Hubertus Tellenbach and Bin Kimura
153
The Japanese Experience of Nature
 David Edward Shaner
163
Saigyo and the Buddhist Value of Nature
 William R. LaFleur
183

IV. The Buddhist World View

The Jewel Net of Indra
 Francis H. Cook
213
Environmental Problematics
 Kenneth K. Inada
231
Toward a Middle Path of Survival
 David J. Kalupahana
247

V. The Indian World View

A Metaphysical Grounding for Natural Reverence: East-West 
 Eliot Deutsch
259
"Conceptual Resources" in South Asia for "Environmental Ethics"
 Gerald James Larson
267
Epilogue: On the Relation of Idea and Action
 J. Baird Callicott and Roger T. Ames
279
Notes291
Index325

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