Essays about: "anthropocentrism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 19 essays containing the word anthropocentrism.

  1. 1. Harmonizing social and ecological sustainability through human rights and weak anthropocentrism : A case study of green urban spaces and education in Malmö

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Gloria-Karin López; [2019]
    Keywords : Sustainability science; green schoolyards; education; human rights; causal loop diagram; Malmö; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Social and ecological sustainability are recognized pillars of sustainable development. However, it is not always clear how they are supposed to be achieved jointly. This unclarity can lead to major tradeoffs between social and ecological sustainability which ultimately endangers our prospects for sustainable development. READ MORE

  2. 2. Avenging the Anthropocene : Green philosophy of heroes and villains in the motion picture tetralogy The Avengers and its applicability in the Swedish EFL-classroom

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för språk (SPR)

    Author : Jens Vang; [2019]
    Keywords : Ecocriticism; anthropocentrism; biocentrism; ecology; environmentalism; film; EFL; upper secondary school; Avengers; Marvel Cinematic Universe;

    Abstract : This essay investigates the ecological values present in antagonists and protagonists in the narrative revolving the Avengers of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The analysis concludes that biocentric ideals primarily are embodied by the main antagonist of the film series, whereas the protagonists mainly represent anthropocentric perspectives. READ MORE

  3. 3. The biodiversity loss crisis in Southeast Asia

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Louise Nilsson; [2019]
    Keywords : biodiversity; ecosystem services; biocentrism; Southeast Asia; sixth mass-extinction;

    Abstract : Denna kandidatuppsats gör en ansats till att belysa biodiversitetsproblematiken i Sydostasien, som är ett område med mycket hög artrikedom som samtidigt hotas av en intensifierad förlust av arter. Fyra ’biodiversitet hotspots’ omger Sydostasien, vilka indikerar platser med hög artrikedom vilka sammanfaller med hög förlust av habitat. READ MORE

  4. 4. Biology in Swedish Upper Secondary School : Does it Contribute to Ecocentrism?

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Institutionen för fysik, kemi och biologi

    Author : Elsa Wedel; [2019]
    Keywords : Ecocentrism Anthropocentrism Environmental Education Education for Sustainable Development;

    Abstract : Environmental issues are increasingly on the agenda and education is recognised as an important part in turning the negative trend. Originally formulated in 1976, the intent of environmental education was toprotect the nature from human impact and to induce in students a sense of the natural worlds’ own values. READ MORE

  5. 5. “And God saw that it was good”: ecotheology and ecclesial environmental work

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Humanekologi

    Author : Philipp Kuhn; [2019]
    Keywords : ecotheology; anthropocentrism; creation; Catholic Church; Christianity and nature; human ecology; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Theology has, also as result of the critique directed at it, undergone an ecologization that takes shape in ecotheology. It is theology’s attempt to deliver answers to the ecological crisis. READ MORE