عنوان مقاله [English]
The growth of science and technology, after the renaissance was leading to greater domination of human beings over nature and its indiscriminate exploitation. This phenomenon led to the emergence of the environmental crisis. This event made the necessity of attention and recognition of crisis causes and strengthen of environmental ethics clear to everyone. Presenting temporary solutions and also philosophical and religious theories emerged among nature enthusiasts and scholars following this feeling.
Lynn White believed that Christianity arrogance towards nature was the cause of this environmental crisis and introduced the anthropology of monotheistic religions (Judeo-Christian) as the main cause of this crisis. His viewpoint was criticized by Christian critics, but according to Islamic anthropology which has some views in common with Christian anthropology, not only Lynn White’s utterance on environmental ethics is inaccurate but Islam can be the new religion that "Lynn White" has offered to save nature. This research using descriptive-analytical method to collect library information including the recognition, study, and classification of information, data analysis and summarization on the subject matter and by analyzing of Lynn White’s view point in explaining the causes of the environmental crisis emergence has criticized this view based on the Islamic anthropology. The results of this research show that Lynn White's viewpoint in dealing with Islamic anthropology is unable to explain the causes of the environmental crisis emergence in accordance with fact.