David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Ezio Di Nucci
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Environmental Ethics 13 (2):99-125 (1991)
I argue that Nietzsche’s thinking, contrary to the interpretation of Martin Heidegger, is compatible with an ecologically oriented, environmentally concemed philosophizing. In support of this contention, I show that Nietzsche’s critique of traditional Western thinking closely parallels the critique of this tradition by environmentalist writers such as Lynn White, Ir. I also show that one of the principal thrusts of Nietzsche’s own philosophizing consists of the attempt to overcome the kind of thinking that has provided a theoretical foundation for the technological control and exploitation of the natural world. Finally, I show that Nietzsche’s notion of the will to power, at least in several of its fonnulations, has certain affinities to the ecosystem approach of modem ecologists
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
Michel Dion (2000). The Moral Status of Non-Human Beings and Their Ecosystems. Ethics, Place and Environment 3 (2):221 – 229.
Alan Marshall (1998). A Postmodern Natural History of the World: Eviscerating the GUTs From Ecology and Environmentalism. Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part C: Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences 29 (1):137-164.
Daniel R. White & Gert Hellerich (1998). The Ecological Self: Humanity and Nature in Nietzsche and Goethe. The European Legacy 3 (3):39-61.
A. Marshall (1998). A Postmodern Natural History of the World: Eviscerating the GUTs From Ecology and Environmentalism. Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part C 29 (1):137-164.
Mark Halsey (2005). Ecology and Machinic Thought. Angelaki 10 (3):33 – 55.
Similar books and articles
Paolo A. Bolaños, On Affirmation and Becoming : A Deleuzian Reading of Nietzsche's Critique of Nihilism.
Anthony K. Jensen (2005). Nietzsche's Ethics of Character: A Study of Nietzsche's Ethics and its Place in the History of Moral Thinking. New Nietzsche Studies 6 (3/4/1/2):275-276.
Mattia Riccardi (2010). Nietzsche's Critique of Kant's Thing in Itself. Nietzsche-Studien 39 (1):333-351.
Thomas H. Brobjer (2010). The Origin and Early Context of the Revaluation Theme in Nietzsche's Thinking. Journal of Nietzsche Studies 39 (1):12-29.
William McNeill (2004). The Poverty of the Regent. Epoché: A Journal for the History of Philosophy 8 (2):285-296.
Charles H. Pence (2011). Nietzsche’s Aesthetic Critique of Darwin. History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences 33 (2):165-190.
Martin Drenthen (2002). Nietzsche and the Paradox of Environmental Ethics: Nietzsche's View of Nature and Morality. New Nietzsche Studies 5 (1/2):12-25.
Graham Parkes (2005). Nietzsche's Environmental Philosophy: A Trans-European Perspective. Environmental Ethics 27 (1):77-91.
Martin Drenthen (1999). The Paradox of Environmental Ethics: Nietzsche's View of Nature and the Wild. Environmental Ethics 21 (2):163-175.
Ralph R. Acampora (1994). Using and Abusing Nietzsche for Environmental Ethics. Environmental Ethics 16 (2):187-194.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads44 ( #95,201 of 1,907,059 )
Recent downloads (6 months)4 ( #200,048 of 1,907,059 )
How can I increase my downloads?