Asian Environmental Philosophy

What does “nature” means to you? What worldview of the environment exists in your culture? What is the place of humans in nature and what is our relations to animals and plants? Environmental thoughts and philosophies of nature are highly diverse across Asia.

Find more and participate in our project and workshop on the Meanings of Nature in East and South-East Asia.

For example, in Japan, environmental philosophy consists mainly in three trends: traditional, practical and westernized. Read more!

In the Philippines, myths and folklore illustrate traditional worldviews in which nature is inhabited by gods and by their animal pets! Read more!

We plan to provide short presentations about the state of environmental philosophy in each country/culture.

To do this, we need your help! Let us know if you are interested in writing a short summary about environmental philosophy in your country (about 500 words or less).

If you have any suggestion, please contact us!

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