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Ecological Crisis Ethical Analysis

Author LiuYaYuan
Tutor ZhangLingZao
School Fujian Normal University
Course The philosophy of Marxism
Keywords ecological crisis ecological ethics Marxism and countermeasures
CLC B82-058
Type Master's thesis
Year 2012
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Acceleration of the process of industrialization, urbanization, on the one hand, to human industrial civilization and material wealth, the other hand, intensified the contradiction between man and nature and antagonism. Western capitalist countries to maximize their personal interests as an own goal and value orientation, so at the expense and damage to the environment the cost of return in exchange for economic and profitable re-development, light protection, value gains, reckless the mode of production, causing a serious ecological crisis. Ecological damage, environmental pollution is worsening reality forced us to rethink the relationship between man and nature, to find a solution to the problem from an ethical height. The two major schools of Western ecological ethics anthropocentrism and non-anthropocentrism, starting from a different perspective, analysis and interpretation of the relationship between man and nature, but because of the limitations and one-sidedness of the theory could not be found to solve the ecological crisis approach. Ecological Ethics of Marxism ideological uniqueness and transcendence, a uniform height, from man and nature dialectic explored the root causes of ecological crisis and resolve the crisis. Not only of great theoretical significance, but also for sustainable development, the construction of ecological civilization and building a socialist harmonious society of great practical significance.This paper attempts to eco-ethical thought of Marxism as a guide, to find policies to deal with the ecological crisis, and explore the road of harmonious coexistence with nature. The level of thinking and understanding to enhance the awareness of ecological ethics, establish ecological ethics; changing consumer attitudes and cultivate the concept of green consumption; strengthen ecological and ethical education to cultivate an ecological citizen. To establish the level of practice consistent with the social system in harmony with nature and production of lifestyle; a reasonable application of technology, focusing on the ethics of science and technology; freed from the alienation of labor and strive to achieve the goal of reconciliation and human reconciliation of man and nature.

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