David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Journal of Global Ethics 7 (2):195 - 203 (2011)
Climate change is now a global problem that can no longer be ignored. As climate change signals a civilization failure, the emerging reality will spur cultures everywhere to re-examine their traditions and rediscover the ecological wisdom of the ancients. Daoism will be no exception. This paper tries to explain the Daoist response to climate change by focusing on the manifestation of Dao, the responsibility of humankind and the ideal life. It shows that in its tenets and practices, Daoism articulates ideas that emphasize conservation, envision a post-consumerist existence and inform a climate ethics, which can help with the cultural adaptations that are now necessary for a sustainable future
|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
J. Baird Callicott & Roger T. Ames (eds.) (1989). Nature in Asian Traditions of Thought: Essays in Environmental Philosophy. State University of New York Press.
Wing-tsit Chan (1963). A Source Book in Chinese Philosophy. Princeton, N.J.,Princeton University Press.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Dan C. Shahar (2009). Justice and Climate Change: Toward a Libertarian Analysis. The Independent Review 14 (2):219-237.
Jeremy Galbreath (2011). To What Extent is Business Responding to Climate Change? Evidence From a Global Wine Producer. Journal of Business Ethics 104 (3):421-432.
Melany Banks (2013). Individual Responsibility for Climate Change. Southern Journal of Philosophy 51 (1):42-66.
Lindsay F. Wiley (2010). Mitigation/Adaptation and Health: Health Policymaking in the Global Response to Climate Change and Implications for Other Upstream Determinants. Journal of Law, Medicine and Ethics 38 (3):629-639.
Duane Windsor (2009). Global Justice and Global Climate Change. Proceedings of the International Association for Business and Society 20:23-34.
Sarina Keller (2010). Scientization: Putting Global Climate Change on the Scientific Agenda and the Role of the IPCC. [REVIEW] Poiesis and Praxis 7 (3):197-209.
Holly L. Wilson (2010). Divine Sovereignty and The Global Climate Change Debate. Essays in Philosophy 12 (1):8-15.
Martin Schönfeld (2011). Plan B: Global Ethics on Climate Change. Journal of Global Ethics 7 (2):129 - 136.
Rosemary Lyster, Chasing Down the Climate Change Footprint of the Public and Private Sectors: Forces Converge - Part I.
S. Matthew Liao, Anders Sandberg & Rebecca Roache (2012). Human Engineering and Climate Change. Ethics, Policy and Environment 15 (2):206 - 221.
Toby Svoboda (2012). Is Aerosol Geoengineering Ethically Preferable to Other Climate Change Strategies? Ethics and the Environment 17 (2):111-135.
Dale Jamieson (2010). Climate Change, Responsibility, and Justice. Science and Engineering Ethics 16 (3):431-445.
Added to index2011-09-16
Total downloads11 ( #132,793 of 1,096,960 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #273,801 of 1,096,960 )
How can I increase my downloads?