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Scientific Næss and Fox do not claim to use logic or induction to derive the philosophy directly from scientific ecology [6] but rather hold that scientific ecology directly implies the metaphysics of deep ecology, including its ideas about the self and further, that deep ecology finds scientific underpinnings in the fields of ecology and system dynamics . In their 1985 book Deep Ecology , [7] Bill Devall and George Sessions describe a series of sources of deep ecology. They include the science of ecology itself, and cite its major contribution as the rediscovery in a modern context that "everything is connected to everything else." They point out that some ecologists and natural historians, in addition to their scientific viewpoint, have developed a deep ecological consciousness—for some a political consciousness and at times a spiritual consciousness . This is a perspective beyond the strictly human viewpoint, beyond anthropocentrism . Among the scientists they mention specifically are Rachel Carson , Aldo Leopold , John Livingston , Paul R.
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Ehrlich and Barry Commoner , together with Frank Fraser Darling , Charles Sutherland Elton , Eugene Odum and Paul Sears . A further scientific source for deep ecology adduced by Devall and Sessions is the "new physics." which they describe as shattering Descartes 's and Newton 's
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