Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Ethical Adaptation to Climate ChangeHuman Virtues of the Future$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Allen Thompson and Jeremy Bendik-Keymer

Print publication date: 2012

Print ISBN-13: 9780262017534

Published to MIT Press Scholarship Online: August 2013

DOI: 10.7551/mitpress/9780262017534.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM MIT PRESS SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.mitpress.universitypressscholarship.com). (c) Copyright The MIT Press, 2021. All Rights Reserved. An individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in MITSO for personal use.date: 29 July 2021

Environmental Virtues and the Aims of Restoration

Environmental Virtues and the Aims of Restoration

Chapter:
(p.47) 2 Environmental Virtues and the Aims of Restoration
Source:
Ethical Adaptation to Climate Change
Author(s):

William M. Throop

Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:10.7551/mitpress/9780262017534.003.0003

This chapter discusses the threat of climate change and the traditional aims of restoration. It argues that a healing metaphor for restoration best expresses the moral dimensions of restoration associated with our relations to ecosystems. The chapter also suggests that humility, self-restraint, sensitivity, and respect for others are the main virtues associated with the healing metaphor.

Keywords:   climate change, restoration, healing metaphor, ecosystems, humility, self-restraint, respect

MIT Press Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs, and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us.