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" A thing is right when it tends to preserve the integrity, stability, and beauty of the biotic community. It is wrong when it tends otherwise. "
The Politics of the Environment: Ideas, Activism, Policy - Page 22
by Neil Carter - 2007 - 410 pages
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Buffalo River Country

Kenneth L. Smith - Nature - 1978 - 176 pages
...question in terms of what is ethically and esthetically right, as well as what is economically expedient. A thing is right when it tends to preserve the integrity, stability, and beauty of the . . . community of all living things. It is wrong when it tends otherwise. Saving the free-flowing...
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The State of Wisconsin Blue Book

Elections - 1977
...question in terms of what is ethically and esthetically right, as well as what is economically expedient. A thing is right when it tends to preserve the integrity, stability, and beauty of the biotic community. It is wrong when it tends otherwise." In other words, Leopold wants to create an ethical commitment...
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Ethics & Climate Change: The Greenhouse Effect

Harold G. Coward, Thomas Hurka - Philosophy - 1993 - 199 pages
...all, can supplant them entirely.) The classic statement of this holistic view is that of Aldo Leopold: "A thing is right when it tends to preserve the integrity, stability, and beauty of the biotic community. It is wrong when it tends otherwise" (1970, 262). Ethical standing belongs not (or not just) to individual...
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Environmental Management

Bala Krishnamoorthy - Environmental management - 2005 - 228 pages
...and awareness building 12. Consumer activism. Chapter Environmental Ethics Introduction "A decision is right when it tends to preserve the integrity, stability and beauty of the biotic community. It is wrong when it tends to be otherwise". This is how Aldo Leopold, a naturalist, defined environmental...
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The Wilderness Concept and the Three Sisters Wilderness: Deschutes and ...

Les Joslin - Deschutes National Forest (Or.) - 2005 - 166 pages
...ethic provides a moral foundation that helps a manager make the right decisions. As Leopold wrote: "A thing is right when it tends to preserve the integrity, stability, and beauty of the community, ...the soil, waters fauna, and flora, as well as people. A thing is wrong when its tends...
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Dreaming of Animals: Dialogue Between Self and World

Valerie Harms - Body, Mind & Spirit - 2005 - 220 pages
...for food or research the answer. In the end Aldo Leopold's most famous maxim matters most: "a thing's right when it tends to preserve the integrity, stability and beauty of the biotic community. It is wrong when it tends otherwise. "98 Religions have historically supported ethical respect for...
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Animal Rights and Moral Philosophy

Julian H. Franklin - Nature - 2005 - 151 pages
...thinkers. Aldo Leopold is illustrative of this latter tendency. "A thing is right," 1O6 he states, "when it tends to preserve the integrity, stability, and beauty of the biotic community. It is wrong when it tends otherwise." The implications of this view include the clear prospect that...
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Decade of the Wolf: Returning the Wild to Yellowstone

Douglas W. Smith, Gary Ferguson - Nature - 2005 - 212 pages
...even among biologists. "A thing is right," Leopold claimed in his classic work, A Sand County Almanac, "when it tends to preserve the integrity, stability, and beauty of the biotic community. It is wrong when it tends otherwise." Number 7 had left her mother and stepfather, Number 9 and 10,...
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Paradigms Lost: Learning from Environmental Mistakes, Mishaps, and Misdeeds

Daniel A. Vallero - Science - 2006 - 563 pages
...his famous essays, posthumously published as A Sand County Almanac, argued for a holistic approach: A thing is right when it tends to preserve the integrity, stability and of the biotic community. It is wrong when it tends otherwise.18 Laying out canons and principles for...
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NOLS Wilderness Ethics: Valuing and Managing Wild Places

Jennifer Lamb, Glenn Goodrich - Nature - 2006 - 242 pages
...guide us in the "rightness" of our actions. Leopold, in A Sand County Almanac, urges us to consider that "a thing is right when it tends to preserve the...integrity, stability and beauty of the biotic community. It is wrong when it tends otherwise."3 Once a "right" is identified, it follows that there must be...
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