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Center for the Study of World Religions
Harvard Divinity School
Religions of the World and Ecology Series
Daoism and Ecology Volume
N. J. Girardot, James Miller, and Liu Xiaogan, eds.

 

Table of Contents

 
Series Preface Lawrence E. Sullivan
 
Series Foreword Mary Evelyn Tucker and John Grim
 

Introduction

Notes on Terms

Acknowledgements

Prologue

Duncan Ryuken Williams
 
Chapter 1

Framing the Issues
“‘Daoism’ and ‘Deep Ecology’: Fantasy and Potentiality”
Jordan Paper

“Ecological Questions for Daoist Thought: Contemporary Issues and Ancient Texts”
Anne D. Birdwhistell

“‘Nature’ as Part of Human Culture in Daoism”
Michael LaFargue

“Daoism and the Quest for Order”
Terry F. Kleeman

“Sectional Discussion: What Can Daoism Contribute to Ecology?”
James Miller

 
Chapter 2

Ecological Readings of Daoist Texts
“Daoist Ecology: The Inner Transformation. A Study of the Precepts of the Early Daoist Ecclesia”
Kristofer Schipper

“The Daoist Concept of Central Harmony (Zhonghe) in the Scripture of Great Peace: Human Responsibility for the Maladies of Nature”
Lai Chi-tim

“‘Mutual Stealing Among the Three Powers’ in the Scripture of Unconscious Unification”
Zhang Jiyu and Li Yuanguo

“Ingesting the Marvelous: The Daoist’s Relationship to Nature According to Ge Hong”
Robert Ford Campany

“Sectional Discussion: What Ecological Themes Are Found in Daoist Texts?”
James Miller, Richard G. Wang, and Ned Davis

 
Chapter 3

Daoism and Ecology In A Cultural Context
“Flowering Apricot: Environmental Practice, Folk Religion, and Daoism”
E. N. Anderson

“In Search of Dragons: The Folk Ecology of Fengshui”
Stephen Field

“An Introductory Study on Daoist Notions of Wilderness”
Thomas H. Hahn

“Salvation in the Garden: Daoism and Ecology”
Jeffrey F. Meyer

“Sectional Discussion: How Successfully Can We Apply the Concepts of Ecology to Daoist Cultural Contexts?”
John Patterson and James Miller

 
Chapter 4

Toward a Daoist Environmental Philosophy
“From Reference to Deference: Daoism and the Natural World” David L. Hall

“The Local and the Focal in Realizing a Daoist World”
Roger T. Ames

“‘Responsible Non-Action’ in a Natural World: Perspectives from the Neiye, Zhuangzi, and Daode jing”
Russell Kirkland

“Metic Intelligence or Responsible Non-Action? Further Reflections on the Zhuangzi, Daode jing, and Neiye”
Lisa Raphals

“Non-Action and the Environment Today: A Conceptual and Applied Study of Laozi’s Philosophy”
Liu Xiaogan

“Sectional Discussion: What Are the Speculative Implications of Early Daoist Texts for an Environmental Ethics?”
Russell B. Goodman with James Miller

 
Chapter 5

Practical Ecological Concerns in Contemporary Daoism
“Respecting the Environment/Visualizing Highest Clarity”
James Miller

“A Declaration of the Chinese Daoist Association on Global Ecology”
Zhang Jiyu

“Change Starts Small: Daoist Practice and the Ecology of Individual Lives. A Roundtable Discussion with Liu Ming, Rene Navarro, Linda Varone, Vincent Chu, Daniel Seitz, and Weidong Lu”
Compiled by Livia Kohn

“Daoist Environmentalism in the West: Ursula K. Le Guin’s Reception and Transmission of Daoism”
Jonathan R. Herman

“Sectional Discussion: Daoism: A Vital Tradition for the Contemporary Ecological Consciousness”
James Miller

 
Epilogue Dao Song
Ursula K. Le Guin
 
Bibliography James Miller, Jorge Highland, and Liu Xiaogan, with Zhong Hongzhi and Belle B. L. Tan
 

Notes on Contributors

Glossary

Index

 
 
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Reprinted with permission.