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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
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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

Frederick Kenneth Hare, Calgary Institute for the Humanities - 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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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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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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Deleuze and Environmental Damage: Violence of the Text

Mark Halsey - Social Science - 2006 - 286 pages
...biospheric egalitarianism (that is the belief in the moral equivalence and worth of around Leopold's edict that, '[A] thing is right when it tends to preserve...integrity, stability and beauty of the biotic community. It is wrong when it tends otherwise' (quoted in Barnett, 1999, p. 162). The failure to base definitions...
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Zen in the Art of Flyfishing

Henry S. Butler - Philosophy - 2006 - 104 pages
...Leopold's land ethic remains so important today, it identifies this destructive process as morally wrong. "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." Applying this principle to our treatment of nature proves the...
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Urban Wildlife Management

Clark E. Adams - Science - 2005 - 328 pages
...the image of the anthropocentric man: he seeks not unity with nature but conquest. Ian L. McHarg 1969 A thing is right when it tends to preserve the integrity, stability, and beauty of the biotic community. It is wrong when it tends to do otherwise. There are ways to avoid the problems of wildlife overabundance...
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