Environmental Philosophies

  • Environmental Culture

    The Ecological Crisis of Reason

    By Val Plumwood

    In this much-needed account of what has gone wrong in our thinking about the environment, Val Plumwood digs at the roots of environmental degradation. She argues that we need to see nature as an end itself, rather than an instrument to get what we want. Using a range of examples, Plumwood presents…

    Paperback – 2001-12-20
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  • The Struggle For Nature

    A Critique of Environmental Philosophy

    By Jozet Keulartz

    The Struggle for Nature outlines and examines the main aspects of current environmental philosophy including deep ecology, social and political ecology, eco-feminism and eco-anarchism. It criticises the dependency on science of these philosophies and the social problems engendered by them. The…

    Paperback – 1998-12-17
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  • Faking Nature

    The Ethics of Environmental Restoration

    By Robert Elliot

    Faking Nature explores the arguments surrounding the concept of ecological restoration. This is a crucial process in the modern world and is central to companies' environmental policy; whether areas restored after ecological destruction are less valuable than before the damage took place. Elliot…

    Paperback – 1997-10-02
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  • Environmental Pragmatism

    Edited by Eric Katz, Andrew Light

    Environmental pragmatism is a new strategy in environmental thought. It argues that theoretical debates are hindering the ability of the environmental movement to forge agreement on basic policy imperatives. This new direction in environmental thought moves beyond theory, advocating a serious…

    Paperback – 1996-03-07
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  • Why Posterity Matters

    Environmental Policies and Future Generations

    By Avner De-Shalit

    Why Posterity Matters is the first comprehensive philosophical examination of our duties to future generations. It appears at a time when it is becoming increasingly obvious that we can no longer exploit the environment without causing risks for posterity.Dr de-Shalit argues that our obligations…

    Paperback – 1994-12-15
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  • The Spirit of the Soil

    Agriculture and Environmental Ethics

    By Paul B. Thompson

    The Spirit of the Soil challenges environmentalists to think more deeply and creatively about agriculture. Paul B. Thompson identifies four `worldviews' which tackle agricultural ethics according to different philosophical priorities; productionism, stewardship, economics and holism. He examines…

    Paperback – 1994-11-24
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  • Ecological Feminism

    Edited by Karen J. Warren

    This anthology is the first such collection to focus on the exclusively philosophical aspects of ecological feminism. It addresses basic questions about the conceptual underpinnings of `women-nature' connections, and emphasises the importance of seeing sexism and the exploitation of the environment…

    Paperback – 1994-10-06
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  • Ecology, Policy and Politics

    Human Well-Being and the Natural World

    By John O'Neill

    Revealing flaws in both 'green' and market-based approaches to environmental policy, O'Neill develops an Aristotolian account of well-being. He examines the implications for wider issues involving markets, civil society an…

    Paperback – 1993-09-23
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