E3S Web Conf.
Volume 226, 2021The 1st International Conference on Bioenergy and Environmentally Sustainable Agriculture Technology (ICoN BEAT 2019)
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|Published online||05 January 2021|
Eco-agriculture and Farming in the Anthropocene Epoch: A Philosophical Review
1 Faculty of Philosophy, Universitas Gadjah Mada, Jl. Olahraga, Caturtunggal, Depok, Sleman, Yogyakarta 55281, Indonesia
2 Department of Political Science, Umeå University, SE-901 8 7, Umeå, Sweden
3 The School of Materials, The University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PL, United Kingdom
* Corresponding author: firstname.lastname@example.org
This article examines the complex interactions between agriculture, farming, and the Anthropocene environment. It discusses the challenges facing modern agriculture as a significant contributor to land degradation and climate change related to the planetary boundaries scale. Criticism of current agriculture is the effort to approach a philosophical view in considering eco-agriculture as part of environmental ethics. The holistic resolution that aligns the sustainability orientation for future agriculture is necessarily needed by social and political transformative movement. Therefore, the result finds the human moral value of land farming responsibility that agriculture is an ethical act requiring reflection at all planetary aspects, including food resilience, socio-economic changes, climate change adaptation, and natural preservation.
Key words: Environmental movement / planetary boundaries / sustainabilization / utilitarianism
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