E-books: Environment & Philosophy

  • The Age of Sustainability: Just Transitions in a Complex World book cover

    The Age of Sustainability

    Just Transitions in a Complex World, 1st Edition

    By Mark Swilling

    With transitions to more sustainable ways of living already underway, this book examines how we understand the underlying dynamics of the transitions that are unfolding. Without this understanding, we enter the future in a state of informed bewilderment. Every day we are bombarded by reports…

    eBook – 2019-11-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainable Development

  • Sustainable Action and Motivation: Pathways for Individuals, Institutions and Humanity book cover

    Sustainable Action and Motivation

    Pathways for Individuals, Institutions and Humanity, 1st Edition

    By Roland Mees

    Sustainable Action and Motivation proposes individual competencies and institutional policies that can help overcome the motivational hurdles that hamper sustainable action. Following the Paris Agreement of 2015 and the UN Sustainable Development Goals, the political momentum urgently to begin…

    eBook – 2019-10-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Ethics

  • Towards a Society of Degrowth book cover

    Towards a Society of Degrowth

    1st Edition

    By Onofrio Romano

    This book explores the concept of degrowth, beginning from a basic assumption, not of resource depletion, as is common in most literature in the field, but rather from a state of abundance, arguing that there is a vast amount of energy on the planet waiting to be utilized by all its inhabitants.…

    eBook – 2019-10-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • The Earth, Humanity and God: The Templeton Lectures Cambridge, 1993 book cover

    The Earth, Humanity and God

    The Templeton Lectures Cambridge, 1993, 1st Edition

    By Colin A. Russell

    Originally published in 1994, The Earth, Humanity and God discusses the relationship between science and religion. The book discusses the condition of the earth (as it was at the time of publication) and the future prospects of the planet, arguing that neither the conventional "mechanistic" view…

    eBook – 2019-10-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Right Way to Flourish: Reconnecting to the Real World book cover

    The Right Way to Flourish

    Reconnecting to the Real World, 1st Edition

    By John Ehrenfeld

    In this ground-breaking book, pre-eminent thought leader in the fields of sustainability and flourishing, John R. Ehrenfeld, critiques the concept of sustainability as it is understood today and which is coming more and more under attack as unclear and ineffective as a call for action. Building…

    eBook – 2019-10-08
    Routledge

  • Heidegger’s Concept of Philosophical Method: Innovating Philosophy in the Age of Global Warming book cover

    Heidegger’s Concept of Philosophical Method

    Innovating Philosophy in the Age of Global Warming, 1st Edition

    By Vincent Blok

    This book provides new interpretations of Heidegger’s philosophical method in light of 20th-century postmodernism and 21st-century speculative realism. In doing so, it raises important questions about philosophical method in the age of global warming and climate change. Vincent Blok addresses…

    eBook – 2019-10-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Philosophy

  • Social Philosophy and Ecological Scarcity book cover

    Social Philosophy and Ecological Scarcity

    1st Edition

    By Keekok Lee

    Originally published in 1989 Social Philosophy and Ecological Scarcity presents a systematic study of the implications of ecological scarcity for social philosophy. The book argues for a new social philosophy based on a conception of the ‘good society’ and the ‘good life’ which makes fewer, rather…

    eBook – 2019-09-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Ecology

  • The Anthropocene: Key Issues for the Humanities book cover

    The Anthropocene

    Key Issues for the Humanities, 1st Edition

    By Eva Horn, Hannes Bergthaller

    The Anthropocene is a concept which challenges the foundations of humanities scholarship as it is traditionally understood. It calls not only for closer engagement with the natural sciences but also for a synthetic approach bringing together insights from the various subdisciplines in the…

    eBook – 2019-09-11
    Routledge
    Key Issues in Environment and Sustainability

  • Design and Nature: A Partnership book cover

    Design and Nature

    A Partnership, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kate Fletcher, Louise St. Pierre, Mathilda Tham

    Organised as a dialogue between nature and design, this book explores design ideas, opportunities, visions and practices through relating and uncovering experience of the natural world. Presented as an edited collection of 25 wide-ranging short chapters, the book explores the possibility of new…

    eBook – 2019-09-09
    Routledge

  • Ecological Investigations: A Phenomenology of Habitats book cover

    Ecological Investigations

    A Phenomenology of Habitats, 1st Edition

    By Adam C. Konopka

    These investigations identify and clarify some basic assumptions and methodological principles involved in ecological explanations of plant associations. How are plants geographically distributed into characteristic groups? What are the basic conditions that organize groups of interspecific plant…

    eBook – 2019-08-21
    Routledge
    History and Philosophy of Biology

  • Experiential Learning and Outdoor Education: Traditions of practice and philosophical perspectives book cover

    Experiential Learning and Outdoor Education

    Traditions of practice and philosophical perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jim Parry, Pete Allison

    This book adds to the theoretical development of the emerging fields of experiential learning and outdoor education by examining the central concept, 'experience', and interrogating a central claim of experiential learning: whether, and if so how, a short-term singular experience can transform a…

    eBook – 2019-08-15
    Routledge

  • Environmental Ethics and Uncertainty: Wrestling with Wicked Problems book cover

    Environmental Ethics and Uncertainty

    Wrestling with Wicked Problems, 1st Edition

    By Whitney A. Bauman, Kevin J. O'Brien

    This book offers a multidisciplinary environmental approach to ethics in response to the contemporary challenge of climate change caused by globalized economics and consumption. This book synthesizes the incredible complexity of the problem and the necessity of action in response, highlighting…

    eBook – 2019-08-06
    Routledge

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