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Prepare a 1,050 to 1,400-word paper in which you discuss the most important principles of ecofeminism, pluralism, and environmental pragmatism. Be sure to identify which of these approaches best compliments your values and ethical beliefs regarding environmental issues. If these approaches are not congruent with your values and ethics, select an approach that best reflects your values and ethics regarding environmental issues. Explain how values and ethics you define your responsibility to the natural environment. Use at least three scholarly references to support the ideas presented in the paper.

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The response addresses the queries posted in 1245 words with references.

// We very well know that we have a responsibility to the natural environment. This paper provides an explanation of this concept along with the interplay of values and ethics. We will discuss here the principles of eco-feminism, pluralism and environmental pragmatism; we begin with eco-feminism.//

Principles of eco-feminism

This is an activist movement that links the nature of domination and women exploitation. It offers numerous theories and practices to understand the interrelations between the domination of nature and women. The notion of this principle reflects the environmental issues influencing the women all over the world. According to the principle of eco-feminism, nature and women have a conceptual link in the Euro-western world. These principles claim that there are some dual symbols existing between the men and women that reflect their link with the environment.

Dualism such as men/women, reason/emotion, culture/nature and heaven/earth give priority to the first factor in comparison to the second one (Eaton & Lorentzen, 2003).

According to the principle of eco-feminism, women have more concern for environmental issues in comparison to their counterparts due to some reasons. Women possess some innate characteristics like caring, nonviolence, earthly sensitivity; community building that is not present among the men. Due to these traits, women are closer to environment as compared to men. This principle defines the relationship of environmental issues with feminism on the basis of gender, race, category and personal traits.

//After the discussion of principles of eco-feminism; now, as per the directions, explanation about the principles of pluralism is to be elucidated.//

Principles of pluralism

Pluralism denotes the co-existence of various values or other human characteristics in a society with the aim to enable the individuals to experience pleasure. Principle of pluralism perceives the coexistence of variations in human values as actual, inevitable, potentially useful and superior. According to this principle, it is not possible for ...

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The response addresses the queries posted in 1245 words with references.