The Rights of Nature: Reconsidered

Australian Humanities Review, Vol. 49, p. 69, 2010

U. of Adelaide Law Research Paper No. 2011-010

22 Pages Posted: 15 Nov 2010 Last revised: 31 Aug 2012

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Peter D. Burdon

University of Adelaide - School of Law

Date Written: November 14, 2010

Abstract

This paper considers some of the recent legislative developments concerning the rights of nature and argues that the environmental rights movement would benefit from more strenuous critical engagement with the question of nature's potential legal ‘rights'.

Keywords: Rights of Nature, Legal Rights, Developments, Environmental Philosophy

Suggested Citation

Burdon, Peter D., The Rights of Nature: Reconsidered (November 14, 2010). Australian Humanities Review, Vol. 49, p. 69, 2010, U. of Adelaide Law Research Paper No. 2011-010, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1709015

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