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Chapters and articles

Conservation needs to include a ‘story about feeling’”, Biological Conservation 272, 2022,

Environmental Struggles in Aboriginal Homelands: Indigenising Conservation”, Human Rights and the Environment, 12, 1, 2021

From Wilderness Preservation to the Fight for Lawlands” in Robyn Bartel et al (eds), Rethinking Wilderness and the Wild: Conflict, Conservation and Co-existence, Routledge, New York, 2020

Law in the Living Cosmos: the ‘ought’ that is core to the ‘is’” in Joshua Farris and Benedikt Goeke (eds), Routledge Handbook on Idealism and Immaterialism, Routledge, 2021

’Walking the Land’: an Alternative to Discourse as a Path to Ecological Consciousness and Peace” in Joseph Camilleri and Deborah Guess (eds), Towards a Just and Ecologically Sustainable Peace, Palgrave Macmillan, 2020

Burning our Kin: Reflections on the Great Fires” in Gavin Van Horn, Robin Wall Kimmerer and John Hausdoerffer (eds), Kinship: Science and Spirit in a World of Relations, 2021.

Living Cosmos Panpsychism” in William Seager (ed), Routledge Handbook on Panpsychism, Routledge, New York, 2019, 131-143

Biomimicry and the Problem of PraxisEnvironmental Values, 28, 2019, 573-599

Invoking the Real: from the Specular to the Ontopoetic” in Arran Gare and Wayne Hudson (eds), For a New Naturalism, Telos Press, New York, 2017, 144-159

Come with Old Khayyam and leave the Wise to Talk”, Worldviews: Global Religions, Culture, Ecology, 21, 3, 2017, 218-234

Chapter 3 “Panpsychism”; Chapter 8 “First Response”; Chapter 13 “Second Response” in Graham Oppy and Nicholas Trakakis (eds), Inter-religious Philosophical Dialogues, Routledge, 2017. pp 45-71; 136-159; 221-238

"From Biodiversity-Based Conservation to an Ethic of Bioproportionality", Biological Conservation 200, 2016, 140-148

"Do the Deepest Roots of a Future Ecological Civilization Lie in Chinese Soil?" in John Makeham (ed), Learning from the Other: Australian and Chinese Perspectives on Philosophy. Papers from symposia held in 2014 and 2015, co-sponsored by the Australian Academy of the Humanities and the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Australian Academy of the Humanities, Canberra, forthcoming 2016

"Conversation amongst Rocks with Sun Dew", The Trumpeter 30, 1, 2014

"Against Kangaroo Harvesting", Bioethical Inquiry 10, 2013

"Come with Old Khayyam and Leave the Wise to Talk” in inaugural issue of O-Zone, 2013

Satao’s Cry”, Earth Song, Spring 2014

Kimberley Calling”, New Philosopher 4,  2014

"Can China Lead the World to an Ecological Civilization?", Journal of Nanjing Forestry University, Issue 2, 2013 (in Chinese translation)

The Anguish of Wildlife Ethics” in special issue on “The Turn to the Animal”, New Formations, 75, Spring 2012

Towards a Deeper Philosophy of Biomimicry”, Organization and Environment, 24, 4, 2011

The Eco-Genesis of Ethics and Religion”, Journal for the Study of Religion and Nature 5, 3, 2011

Planet Beehive”, Australian Humanities Review, Special Issue 50, 2011

“Planetary Collapse Disorder: Honeybees as Portent of the Limits of the Ethical”, Environmental Ethics 32, 4, 2010

On Desiring Nature”, Indian Journal of Ecocriticism, 3, 2010, 1-9

Environmental Philosophy” in Nick Trakakis, A Companion to Australian and New Zealand Philosophy, Monash ePress, Melbourne, 2010

Panpsychism as Paradigm?” in Michael Blamauer (ed), The Mental as Fundamental in “Process Thought Series” (Ed. Nicholas Rescher, Johanna Seibt and Michel Weber),Ontos Verlag, Frankfurt Heusenstamm, 2011

Why has the West Failed to Embrace Panpsychism?” in David Skrbina (ed), Mind That Abides: Panpsychism in the New Millennium, (Advances in Consciousness Research Series) John Benjamins, Amsterdam and Philadelphia, 2009, pp 341-260

Sun Dew Collected Papers

Letters from Sun Dew (Series 3)”, The Trumpeter, 26, (2) (2010

Letters from Sun Dew (Series 2)”, The Trumpeter 26, (2), 2010

Conversation amongst Rocks with Sun Dew” on web site for Kathleen Dean Moore and Michael Nelson (eds) Moral Ground, Trinity University Press, 2010

Conversation with Sun Dew: a Metaphysics of Invocation”, The Trumpeter 24, 1, 2008

The Cypress and the Rose”, The Trumpeter 24, 2, 2008

The World Hidden Within the World: a Conversation on Ontopoetics”, The Trumpeter 23, 1, 2007 (on-line) (11,000 words)

An Invitation to Ontopoetics”, editorial introduction to a Special Issue of PAN Philosophy Activism Nature 6, 2009

Thinking from within the Calyx of Nature”, Environmental Values 17, 1, 2008, pp 41-65

The Poetic Structure of Being: an Invitation to Ontopoetics”, Australian Humanities Review 43, Dec 2007,

“’Without Animals Life Is Not Worth Living’”, Between the Species VII, August 2007,

Beyond Modernity and Tradition: towards a Third Way for Development”, Ethics and the Environment 11 (2), 2006, pp 85-114

Beyond a Materialist Environmentalism”, Nanjing Forestry University Journal 2, 5, 2005 (translated into Chinese by Guo Hui)

Letting the World Do the Doing”, Australian Humanities Review 33, 2004

"Land Metaphysics", Dialogue 23, 1, 2004, pp 11-17

Editorial, PAN (Philosophy Activism Nature), 2, 2002

'CERES: Singing Up the City', PAN (Philosophy Activism Nature), no 1, 2000 pp 5-15

'Becoming Native: an Ethos of Countermodernity II', Worldviews vol 3, no 3, 1999, pp 243-272

Introduction ('Ecophilosophy in Australia') to Special Issue on Australian Perspectives, , Worldviews vol 3 no 2, 1999

'The Real, the One and the Many in Ecological Thought' in Joy Palmer and David Cooper, The Spirit of the Environment, Routledge, London, 1998, pp57-72

'Living with Animals', Animal Issues, vol 1, no 1, 1997, pp4-16

'Cultural Relativism and Environmental Ethics', IUCN Ethics Working Group Report No 5, August 1994

'The Soul of Things', Terra Nova (MIT Press), vol 1, no 4, 1996 pp 55-64

'Community and the Ecological Self', Environmental Politics, Vol 4, no 4, 1996 pp 66-100

'Relating to Nature', The Trumpeter, Vol 11, no 4, 1994. pp159-166

'Terra Incognita: Carnal Legacies' in Laurie Cosgrove et al (eds), Restoring the Land, Melbourne University Press, Melbourne, 1994. pp 37-46

Doctoral Thesis

Realism Unrealized: a Critique of Possible World Theory, University of London,  1977 (unpublished)


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