E-books: Environment & Philosophy

  • 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

  • The Meanings of Landscape: Essays on Place, Space, Environment and Justice book cover

    The Meanings of Landscape

    Essays on Place, Space, Environment and Justice, 1st Edition

    By Kenneth R. Olwig

    Compiling nine authoritative essays spanning an extensive academic career, author Kenneth R. Olwig presents explorations in landscape geography and architecture from an environmental humanities perspective. With influences from art, literature, theatre staging, architecture, and garden design,…

    eBook – 2019-02-12
    Routledge

  • Indigenous Perspectives on Sacred Natural Sites: Culture, Governance and Conservation book cover

    Indigenous Perspectives on Sacred Natural Sites

    Culture, Governance and Conservation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jonathan Liljeblad, Bas Verschuuren

    Much previous literature on sacred natural sites has been written from a non-indigenous perspective. In contrast, this book facilitates a greater self-expression of indigenous perspectives regarding treatment of the sacred and its protection and governance in the face of threats from various forms…

    eBook – 2018-12-17
    Routledge

  • After the Death of Nature: Carolyn Merchant and the Future of Human-Nature Relations book cover

    After the Death of Nature

    Carolyn Merchant and the Future of Human-Nature Relations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kenneth Worthy, Elizabeth Allison, Whitney A. Bauman

    Carolyn Merchant’s foundational 1980 book The Death of Nature: Women, Ecology, and the Scientific Revolution established her as a pioneering researcher of human-nature relations. Her subsequent groundbreaking writing in a dozen books and over one hundred peer-reviewed articles have only fortified…

    eBook – 2018-11-09
    Routledge

  • Quest for the Unity of Knowledge book cover

    Quest for the Unity of Knowledge

    1st Edition

    By David Lowenthal

    Is unity of knowledge possible? Is it desirable? Two rival visions clash. One seeks a single way of explaining everything known and knowable about ourselves and the universe. The other champions diverse modes of understanding served by disparate kinds of evidence. Contrary views pit science against…

    eBook – 2018-11-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Elemental Architecture: Temperaments of Sustainability book cover

    Elemental Architecture

    Temperaments of Sustainability, 1st Edition

    By Phillip James Tabb

    Elemental Architecture presents a new and refreshing approach to sustainable architectural practice. Going beyond the standard performance-based and quantitative sustainable measures, it incorporates a broader framework of considerations, including the more poetic and noetic possibilities of…

    eBook – 2018-10-31
    Routledge

  • Food, Farming and Religion: Emerging Ethical Perspectives book cover

    Food, Farming and Religion

    Emerging Ethical Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Gretel Van Wieren

    Although the religious and ethical consideration of food and eating is not a new phenomenon, the debate about food and eating today is distinctly different from most of what has preceded it in the history of Western culture. Yet the field of environmental ethics, especially religious approaches to…

    eBook – 2018-04-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Environmental Ethics and Behavioural Change book cover

    Environmental Ethics and Behavioural Change

    1st Edition

    By Benjamin Franks, Stuart Hanscomb, Sean F. Johnston

    Environmental Ethics and Behavioural Change takes a practical approach to environmental ethics with a focus on its transformative potential for students, professionals, policy makers, activists, and concerned citizens. Proposed solutions to issues such as climate change, resource depletion and…

    eBook – 2017-12-14
    Routledge

  • Rethinking Nature: Challenging Disciplinary Boundaries book cover

    Rethinking Nature

    Challenging Disciplinary Boundaries, 1st Edition

    Edited by Aurélie Choné, Isabelle Hajek, Philippe Hamman

    Contemporary ideas of nature were largely shaped by schools of thought from Western cultural history and philosophy until the present-day concerns with environmental change and biodiversity conservation. There are many different ways of conceptualising nature in epistemological terms, reflecting…

    eBook – 2017-05-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Climate Crisis, Psychoanalysis, and Radical Ethics book cover

    Climate Crisis, Psychoanalysis, and Radical Ethics

    1st Edition

    By Donna M. Orange

    Psychoanalysis engages with the difficult subjects in life, but it has been slow to address climate change. Climate Crisis, Psychoanalysis, and Radical Ethics draws on the latest scientific evidence to set out the likely effects of climate change on politics, economics and society more generally,…

    eBook – 2016-09-13
    Routledge

  • Asian Sacred Natural Sites: Philosophy and practice in protected areas and conservation book cover

    Asian Sacred Natural Sites

    Philosophy and practice in protected areas and conservation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bas Verschuuren, Naoya Furuta

    Nature conservation planning tends to be driven by models based on Western norms and science, but these may not represent the cultural, philosophical and religious contexts of much of Asia. This book provides a new perspective on the topic of sacred natural sites and cultural heritage by linking…

    eBook – 2016-08-12
    Routledge

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