Who are some environmentalist philosophers?



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    Ralph Waldo Emerson was one, as was Henry David Thoreau.  Thoreau is probably the most famous, since he wrote Walden, which was all about living in the woods.  There’s also this great list at Wikipedia:


    Aldo Leopold was also really amazing.  Here’s his land ethic:


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    Peter Singer is a utilitarian philosopher that is quoted as saying, “the only way to protect the environment is for all of us to do a little or some of us to do a lot”.  

    John Zerzan is a primitivist anarchist that supports the dismantling of civilization for the benefit of humankind and nature.  He bases many of his arguments on anthropological studies of early cultures.  Marshall Sahlins is a strong part of his thesis.


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