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The myth of human supremacy

Derrick Jensen

The myth of human supremacy

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Environmentalism,
  • Nature,
  • Environmental ethics,
  • Human geography,
  • Effect of human beings on

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementby Derrick Jensen
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGE195 .J47 2016
    The Physical Object
    Pagination349 pages
    Number of Pages349
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27202397M
    ISBN 101609806786
    ISBN 109781609806781
    LC Control Number2015046725
    OCLC/WorldCa1001874631, 914290213


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It is closely linked to human supremacism – the belief that humans are separate from and superior to everyone else on the planet. Anthropocentrism interprets or regards the world in terms of human values and experiences. The term can be used interchangeably with humanocentrism, and some refer to the concept as human supremacy or human exceptionalism.

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The myth of human supremacy / by Jensen, Derrick [author.]. Material type: Book Publisher: New York, NY: Seven Stories Press, [] Edition: First edition. Description: pages ; 23 cm. ISBN: ; Subject(s): Environmentalism | Environmental ethics | Nature -- Effect of human beings on | Human geography Summary: "In this impassioned polemic, radical environmental.

Jensen expresses profound disdain for the human industrial complex and its ecological excesses, contending that it is based on the systematic exploitation of the earth. Page by page, Jensen, who has been called the philosopher-poet of the environmental movement, demonstrates his deep appreciation of the natural world in all its intimacy, and.

In this episode, I speak with Derrick Jensen, radical environmental philosopher and author. We discuss the underlying themes and message of his most recently published book "The Myth of Human Supremacy." We discuss the logic of human supremacy and the very real and tangible intelligence and sentience of nonhuman life.

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Human supremacism is not something I think of on a daily basis or reflect on during everyday activities; however, when he points out this mindset, I. Derrick Jensen-- is an activist, philosopher, farmer, teacher and leading voice dissent. He's author or co-author of many books, including Dreams, Endgame, A language Older Than Words, What We Leave behind, Deep Green Resistance and, his most recent, the Myth of Human Supremacy.