The Ecological Citizen

A free-to-access publication confronting human supremacy in defence of the Earth


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Ecocentric languaging: Persons, art and education

Rebecca R Burrill

The Ecological Citizen Vol 4 No 1 2020: 47–51

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First published: 9 October 2020  |  Permanent URL  |  Download citation in RIS format


From a psychobiological perspective, both evolutionary and developmental, the author explores the kinship languaging belonging to all entities of nature. She argues that this ecocentric language is relationally embodied and embedded, and that it is intrinsically aesthetic in organization. This relational aesthetics has implication for ecocentric education, and counters trends supporting robotics, artificial intelligence and device-culture.



Art, Education