An Ethics of NatureCulture and Creation
Donna Haraway’s Cyborg Ethics as a Resource for Ecotheology
Keywords:ecofeminist ethics, Donna Haraway, cyborg reality, environmental ethics
This essay first explores the postmodern, ecofeminist ethics emerging from Donna Haraway’s analysis of non-dualistic cyborg reality. It then argues that this perspective has many similarities with and much to teach to ecotheological ethics. I conclude with three ideas which I believe Haraway’s thought can contribute to the development of an environmental ethics in the Christian tradition: a clear and importantly complex picture of our world’s particular moral challenges, a modest approach to developing solutions to these challenges, and an emphasis on making explicit the problematic and destructive tendencies of the traditions within which we work
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