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Environmental concern as a triadic system

Low, David


In this article I examine Frank Fisher’s “three stages of environmental concern” and compare these with each of Charles S. Peirce’s “three grades of clearness.” The aim of the article is to provide a framework within which supporters of the deep ecology movement will be better able to distinguish between three progressively deeper levels of environmental concern: whistleblowing; oppositional struggle (e.g., non-violent protesting); and deep ecology as enquiry. I argue that while each level...[Show more]

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Date published: 2003
Type: Journal article
Source: The Trumpeter


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