David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
("Consciousness of Time, Ecology, and Ethics") The paper investigates the impact of global environmental issues on our consciousness of time and vice versa. In Part I, I first analyze in detail how various kinds of temporal structure, such as linear progress, circularity etc., are built and what makes us select one of them as being universal. Part II discusses types of confusion and distortion of our consciousness of time due to global environmental issues. Since our consciousness of time is fundamental to our way of perceiving and dealing with the environment, the topic has also an ethical dimension. In Part III, following Hans Jonas’ approach of ethics, I ask what kind of a consciousness of time is adequate for responsibly treating our environment.
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
No categories specified
(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
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Henri Bergson (1913/2001). Time and Free Will: An Essay on the Immediate Data of Consciousness. Dover Publications.
Frank H. Durgin & Saul Sternberg (2002). The Time of Consciousness and Vice Versa. Consciousness and Cognition 11 (2):284-290.
Wolfgang Achtner (2009). Time, Eternity, and Trinity. Neue Zeitschrift für Systematische Theologie Und Religionsphilosophie 51 (3):268-288.
Timothy L. S. Sprigge (2011). The Importance of Subjectivity: Selected Essays in Metaphysics and Ethics. Clarendon Press.
Christoph Hoerl & Teresa McCormack (eds.) (2001). Time and Memory: Issues in Philosophy and Psychology. Oxford University Press.
Gary Lachman (2003). A Secret History of Consciousness. Lindisfarne Books.
Bernard J. Baars (1996). Understanding Subjectivity: Global Workspace Theory and the Resurrection of the Observing Self. Journal of Consciousness Studies 3 (3):211-17.
F. Tonneau (2004). Consciousness Outside the Head. Behavior and Philosophy 32 (1):97-123.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads7 ( #183,550 of 1,098,611 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #285,544 of 1,098,611 )
How can I increase my downloads?