E-books: Environment & Philosophy

  • The Meat Business: Devouring a Hungry Planet book cover

    The Meat Business

    Devouring a Hungry Planet, 1st Edition

    Edited by Geoff Tansey, Joyce D'Silva

    Originally published in 1999. The theme running through this collection of essays is that food quality and human health, the welfare of animals and the methods of farming, and the quality of the environment, go hand-in-hand. This theme continues along the lines that the present system is harmful to…

    eBook – 2019-07-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Food Supply and Policy

  • Corporate Environmental Reporting: The Western Approach to Nature book cover

    Corporate Environmental Reporting

    The Western Approach to Nature, 1st Edition

    By Leanne J Morrison

    This book explores corporate environmental discourse by examining a sample of corporate environmental reports through the lens of environmental philosophy. Findings include the predominant use of a dualistic approach towards nature, which highlights the perceived ‘separateness’ of companies from…

    eBook – 2019-07-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Accounting

  • The Medieval World of Nature: A Book of Essays book cover

    The Medieval World of Nature

    A Book of Essays, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joyce E. Salisbury

    Originally published in 1993, The Medieval World of Nature looks at how the natural world was viewed by medieval society. The book presents the argument that the pragmatic medieval view of the natural world of animals and plants, existed simply to serve medieval society. It discusses the medieval…

    eBook – 2019-06-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

  • Ethical Responses to Nature’s Call: Reticent Imperatives book cover

    Ethical Responses to Nature’s Call

    Reticent Imperatives, 1st Edition

    By James Magrini

    Arguing for a renewed view of objects and nature, Ethical Responses to Nature’s Call considers how it is possible to understand our ethical duties - in the form of ethical intuitionalism - to nature and the planet by listening to and releasing ourselves over to the call or address of nature.…

    eBook – 2019-06-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • Utopia in the Anthropocene: A Change Plan for a Sustainable and Equitable World book cover

    Utopia in the Anthropocene

    A Change Plan for a Sustainable and Equitable World, 1st Edition

    By Michael Harvey

    Utopia in the Anthropocene takes a cross-disciplinary approach to analyse our current world problems, identify the key resistance to change and take the reader step by step towards a more sustainable, equitable and rewarding world. It presents paradigm-shifting models of economics, political…

    eBook – 2019-06-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainability

  • Transhumanism, Nature, and the Ends of Science book cover

    Transhumanism, Nature, and the Ends of Science

    1st Edition

    By Robert Frodeman

    This book offers a social, political, and aesthetic critique of transhumanism and of the accelerating growth of scientific knowledge generally. Rather than improving our lives, science and technology today increasingly leave us debilitated and infantilized. It is time to restrain the runaway…

    eBook – 2019-06-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Indigenous, Modern and Postcolonial Relations to Nature: Negotiating the Environment book cover

    Indigenous, Modern and Postcolonial Relations to Nature

    Negotiating the Environment, 1st Edition

    By Angela Roothaan

    Indigenous, Modern and Postcolonial Relations to Nature contributes to the young field of intercultural philosophy by introducing the perspective of critical and postcolonial thinkers who have focused on systematic racism, power relations and the intersection of cultural identity and political…

    eBook – 2019-05-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • The Commons in a Glocal World: Global Connections and Local Responses book cover

    The Commons in a Glocal World

    Global Connections and Local Responses, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tobias Haller, Thomas Breu, Tine De Moor, Christian Rohr, Heinzpeter Znoj

    This volume focuses on how, in Europe, the debate on the commons is discussed in regard to historical and contemporary dimensions, critically referencing the work of Elinor Ostrom. It also explores from the perspective of new institutional political ecology (NIPE) how Europe directly and indirectly…

    eBook – 2019-04-30
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • Gardens and Human Agency in the Anthropocene book cover

    Gardens and Human Agency in the Anthropocene

    1st Edition

    Edited by Maria Paula Diogo, Ana Duarte Rodrigues, Ana Simões, Davide Scarso

    This volume discusses gardens as designed landscapes of mediation between nature and culture, embodying different levels of human control over wilderness, defining specific rules for this confrontation and staging different forms of human dominance. The contributing authors focus on ways of…

    eBook – 2019-04-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Poetics of the Earth: Natural History and Human History book cover

    Poetics of the Earth

    Natural History and Human History, 1st Edition

    By Augustin Berque

    Poetics of the Earth is a work of environmental philosophy, based on a synthesis of eastern and western thought on natural and human history. It draws on recent biological research to show how the processes of evolution and history both function according to the same principles. Augustin Berque…

    eBook – 2019-04-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • The Culture of Nature in the History of Design book cover

    The Culture of Nature in the History of Design

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kjetil Fallan

    The Culture of Nature in the History of Design confronts the dilemma caused by design’s pertinent yet precarious position in environmental discourse through interdisciplinary conversations about the design of nature and the nature of design. Demonstrating that the deep entanglements of design and…

    eBook – 2019-03-26
    Routledge

  • Gaia, Psyche and Deep Ecology: Navigating Climate Change in the Anthropocene book cover

    Gaia, Psyche and Deep Ecology

    Navigating Climate Change in the Anthropocene, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Fellows

    In Gaia, Psyche and Deep Ecology: Navigating Climate Change in the Anthropocene, Andrew Fellows uniquely connects Earth systems, Jungian and philosophical approaches to the existential threats that we face today. He elucidates the psychological basis of our dysfunctional relationship with nature,…

    eBook – 2019-03-04
    Routledge

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