People For Earth

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People For Earth Forum publishes books and writings that are in line with its philosophy.
Starting with the Korean translation of “Wild Law: A Manifesto for Earth Justice” in April, 2016,
the Forum plans to publish youth education textbooks, translation of Thomas Berry books and workbooks.
언더바 Books
Earth Community, Earth Law 책 이미지 Earth Community, Earth Law Written by Kumsil Kang,
September, 2021

Kumsil Kang, Chairperson of the Board, published "Earth Community, Earth Law," that presents a guideline for paradigm shift, and summarizes the core elements of ecological worldview and global governance. Looking back on the history of industrial civilization, we looked at the global issues we faced, and summarized future-oriented values and fundamental philosophy clearly to see what is urgently needed to create a sustainable global community. In particular, Earth jurisprudence, which gives nature the right of a legal subject, provides an order of coexistence in a living community. Now that the search for change such as sustainable development, carbon neutrality, ESG management, and Green New Deal policies is active, will become a new momentum in the path towards the paradigm shift.


Earth Jurisprudence - beyond anthropocentrism to earthcentrism 책 이미지 Earth Jurisprudence - beyond anthropocentrism to earthcentrism Wrtten by Kumsil Kang, Seonho Choe, Taehyun Park, Hyejin Jung, Younhwa Kim, Sangmi Cho, Dongsuk Oh, Chung Hae Kang
July, 2020

"The governance of new ecozoic era should be designed based on earthcentrism, and the philosophical principle for this is Earth Jurisprudence."
This book 'Earth Jurisprudence' is an introductory document on earth centric law jointly written by experts who have been active in the People for Earth to use it as basic textbooks. Earth Jurisprudence is based on new facts learned by the development of science, the continuity and integrity of planet Earth life formed through modern cosmology and evolutionary processes. It is a new attempt to reconstruct the principles of the legal system by accepting modern science. The modern legal system, in which only humans are set as subjects and all other beings are treated as objects, was formed under the influence of the mechanical worldview of the 17th century, which has already been overcome in science, and should now be avoided.


The Ecology of Law - Toward a Legal System in Tune with Nature and Community 책 이미지 The Ecology of Law - Toward a Legal System in Tune with Nature and Community Written by Fritjof Capra, Ugo Mattei | Translated by Taehyun Park, Youngjun Kim
on July 29, 2019

Professor Taehyun Park & lawyer Youngjun Kim, the members of Academic Society on Earth Jurisprudence in People for Earth translated & published 'The Ecology of Law'. This book seeks the possibility of legal order for new ecological civilization, as shown in the subtitle 'Toward a Legal System in Tune with Nature and Community.' The authors emphasized the ecological transition from the modern mechanical worldview under the awareness of the problem that "human civilization can disappear from Earth without changing the exploitative and destructive behavior.“


Ten Ideas for Saving the Planet 책 이미지 Ten Ideas for Saving the Planet Written by John B. Cobb, Jr. Translated by Yunjeong Han

“Ten Ideas for Saving the Planet” is a collection of John B. Cobb Jr’s unpublished articles that was selected and translated into Korean by Dr. Yunjeong Han, the Center for Process Studies in Claremont, California. Born in 1925, Cobb’s dedication to the ecological civilization movement for nearly 50 years has inspired many people around the world. He sees the Earth has already deteriorated to such an extent that it can’t be reversed which results in the inevitable collapse of human civilization. He eagerly appeals for the drastic change to stop or at least slow down this crisis. In the book Cobb's ecological reasoning across diverse disciplines (philosophy, theology, ethics, pedagogy, economics, physics, biology, agricultural science and urban engineering) is well documented in ten propositions. The book was published by People for Earth, an ecological civilization group based in Seoul, South Korea, in October 2018.


야생의 지구법 선언 법 책 이미지 Wild Law: A Manifesto for Earth Justice Written by Cormac Cullinan, Translated by Taehyun Park

Wild Law: A Manifesto for Earth Justice is the first translation project by People For Earth Forum and it was published on April 22, (Earth Day) 2016 by Rhodos Books.
The author proposes recognizing natural communities and ecosystems as legal persons with legal rights. The book explains the concept of wild law, that is, human laws that are consistent with earth jurisprudence. Foreworded by Thomas Berry, the book was published by Green Books in November 2003 in association with The Gaia Foundation, London. It was first published in South Africa, the author's home country, in August 2002 and was translated into Korean by Professor Taehyun Park, the director of Academic Society for Earth Jurisprudence.

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