Feminist Perspectives on Global Warming, Genocide, and Card's Theory of Evil

Hypatia 24 (1):160 - 177 (2009)
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This essay explores several moral issues raised by global warming through the lens of Claudia Card's theory of evil. I focus on Alaskan villages in the sub-Arctic whose residents must relocate owing to extreme erosion, melting sea ice, and rising water levels. I use Card's discussion of genocide as social death to argue that failure to help these groups maintain their unique cultural identities can be thought of as genocidal



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Victoria Davion
Last affiliation: University of Georgia

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