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Land ethic is a nonanthropocentric perspective of ethics, in which Homo sapiens is seen as simply a member of the ecosystem and not as the master of the Earth. It is also the title of one of Aldo Leopold’s essays, included in A Sand County Almanac (1949), one of the most influential books ever published on the ethics of modern nature conservation and one of the founding texts of environmental ethics. From this perspective, other nonhuman entities have in their own right a place on the planet,... more
Salem Press Encyclopedia of Science, 2020. 1p.