Ricardo Rozzi under the title of biocultural ethics; brings an original perspective to environmental ethics. Biocultural ethics aims to combine scientific ecological knowledge with philosophy and worldviews that are outside the mainstream Western philosophy. Modern science and philosophy cover the whole world and mostly ignores local counterparts. Biocultural ethics, on the other hand, emphasizes the importance of local value, knowledge and philosophy against this attitude, and states that cultural diversity and nature should be protected from philosophy and science developed after enlightenment. In addition to thinkers like Aldo Leopold and Luisa Maffi; Rozzi was also influenced by the ecological knowledge and cultures of indigenous communities in the Andes. Also, it’s possible to claim that the “Earth Stewardship” concept of F. S. Chapin is a major part or an antecedent to Biocultural Ethics. In this article, Rozzi's approach of Biocultural Ethics is discussed. The data obtained through literature review is used during the writing process of the article.
Publication Date : August 26, 2020
|APA||Artuç, M . (2020). Çevre Etiğinde Özgün Bir Yaklaşım: Ricardo Rozzi ve Biyokültürel Etik . İstanbul Gelişim Üniversitesi Sosyal Bilimler Dergisi , 7 (2) , 338-347 . DOI: 10.17336/igusbd.660881|