Ethical Sustainability


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Bachelor's Degree

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Essay From the Author: "Ethical Sustainability" is a culmination of sustained thought regarding environmental ethics and contemporary philosophy. Taking simultaneous classes in both, I found the philosophy of Gilles Deleuze to intertwine with ideas of Aldo Leopold and deep ecology. I pursued these thinkers in an attempt to make sense of the roots of environmental ethics. Earth is changing rapidly, the effects unknown and frightening and it is essential to understand our own intentions as deeply as possible, for it is our intentions that often shape our philosophies and actions. What I have written here does not only reshape our concept of environmental ethics itself, but may begin to reshape our concepts in other areas of philosophical thought, such as feminism.