In my previous posts on philosophy, I opined that academic philosophers were missing in action from Canadian environmental issues, and offered a “Reader’s Digest” tour through some contemporary philosophical voices.
In that last post, we met angry philosophers, libertarians, and finally rational philosophy, where beliefs and intuitions are supposed to be internally and logically consistent. In this post, I will introduce you to the philosophy of the great Norwegian philosopher Arne Naess (1912 – 2009).
Naess’s philosophy – Ecosophy-T – is also the environmental philosophy to which I subscribe. Could Ecosophy-T could be adopted by humanity, or would it imposes unrealistic standards of behaviour and morality? You decide! Continue reading