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Man and cosmos in the renaissance: 'the heavens within us' in a letter by Marsilio Ficino.
August 1, 2005... In an extraordinary page of his Homilies on Leviticus, Origen develops in an unusual way the great theme of the correspondence between man and cosmos. There is no need to seek victims to offer to God from among visible animals: we can all find them in ourselves, in our souls. (1) The human...
Stone people, tree people and animal people in Turkic Asia and Eastern Europe.
August 1, 2005... In the 17th century the Ottoman traveller Evliya Celebi, who was visiting the Turkmen nomads from the Karakoyunlu tribe in the north-west of Iran, was extremely surprised by one of the key elements of the faith of the people, who were nonetheless Muslim: worshipping trees, beside which they...
The rehabilitation of indigenous environmental ethics in Africa.
August 1, 2005... Introduction This article examines the rehabilitation of an indigenous environmental ethic and indigenous environmental ethics in Africa. It seeks to provide an understanding of how the many culture-specific African societies view their relationship to the natural world. It aims to...
Forests as seen by Yanagita Kunio: his contribution to a contemporary ecological idea.(Author Abstract)
August 1, 2005... A forest is only a part of the landscape if seen from the distance. However, it is the important place where people living nearby pick and gather seasonal wild plants or mushrooms. It provides wood that feeds the forestry business. In a forest we generally experience something that leads us...
A basis for environmental ethics.
August 1, 2005... The Caohu 'ecological migration' The region of Xinjiang ('New Frontier'), China's Far West, contains the majority of the planet's forests of huyang (Populus diversifolia): 360,000 hectares, or more than two-thirds. This tree is a miracle of nature, able to withstand the worst ecological...