"Beautiful Action: Its Function in the Ecological Crisis"

Naess, Arne | from Multimedia Library Collection:
Environmental Values (journal)

Naess, Arne. “Beautiful Action: Its Function in the Ecological Crisis.” Environmental Values 2, no. 1, (1993): 67–71. doi:10.3197/096327193776679972.

The distinction made by Kant between “moral” and “beautiful” actions is relevant to efforts to counteract the current ecological crisis. Actions proceeding from inclination may be politically more effective than those depending on a sense of duty. Education could help by fostering love and respect for life.

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