E-books: Environment & Philosophy

  • Routledge Handbook of Ecocriticism and Environmental Communication book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Ecocriticism and Environmental Communication

    1st Edition

    Edited by Scott Slovic, Swarnalatha Rangarajan, Vidya Sarveswaran

    Ecocriticism and environmental communication studies have for many years co-existed as parallel disciplines, occasionally crossing paths but typically operating in separate academic spheres. These fields are now rapidly converging, and this handbook aims to reinforce the common concerns and…

    eBook – 2019-02-01
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • The Aesthetics of the Undersea book cover

    The Aesthetics of the Undersea

    1st Edition

    Edited by Margaret Cohen, Killian Quigley

    Among global environments, the undersea is unique in the challenges it poses – and the opportunities it affords – for sensation, perception, inquiry, and fantasy. The Aesthetics of the Undersea draws case studies in such potencies from the subaqueous imaginings of Western culture, and from the…

    eBook – 2018-12-20
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • 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

  • A Film-Philosophy of Ecology and Enlightenment book cover

    A Film-Philosophy of Ecology and Enlightenment

    1st Edition

    By Rupert Read

    Inspired by the philosophy of Wittgenstein and his idea that the purpose of real philosophical thinking is not to discover something new, but to show in a strikingly different light what is already there, this book provides philosophical readings of a number of ‘arthouse’ and Hollywood films. Each…

    eBook – 2018-10-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Aesthetics

  • Moral Responsibility and Risk in Society: Examples from Emerging Technologies, Public Health and Environment book cover

    Moral Responsibility and Risk in Society

    Examples from Emerging Technologies, Public Health and Environment, 1st Edition

    By Jessica Nihlén Fahlquist

    Risks, including health and technological, attract a lot of attention in modern societies, from individuals as well as policy-makers. Human beings have always had to deal with dangers, but contemporary societies conceptualise these dangers as risks, indicating that they are to some extent…

    eBook – 2018-10-09
    Routledge
    Earthscan Risk in Society

  • Philosophy and Nature Sports book cover

    Philosophy and Nature Sports

    1st Edition

    By Kevin Krein

    Nature sports such as skiing, climbing, and surfing have had a significant influence on Western popular culture since the mid-twentieth century and participation in such sports continues to grow. Written in a clear and accessible style, this important book provides a comprehensive…

    eBook – 2018-10-03
    Routledge
    Ethics and Sport

  • Political Theory and Global Climate Action: Recasting the Public Sphere book cover

    Political Theory and Global Climate Action

    Recasting the Public Sphere, 1st Edition

    By Idil Boran

    From around the world, cities and regions, civil society networks and businesses, nongovernmental organizations and institutions for research and learning, and many others, are taking action on climate change. The role of these nonstate and substate actors is increasingly being recognized in the…

    eBook – 2018-10-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Philosophy

  • Food, Animals, and the Environment: An Ethical Approach book cover

    Food, Animals, and the Environment

    An Ethical Approach, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Schlottmann, Jeff Sebo

    Food, Animals, and the Environment: An Ethical Approach examines some of the main impacts that agriculture has on humans, nonhumans, and the environment, as well as some of the main questions that these impacts raise for the ethics of food production, consumption, and activism. Agriculture is…

    eBook – 2018-09-14
    Routledge

  • Heidegger on Technology book cover

    Heidegger on Technology

    1st Edition

    Edited by Aaron James Wendland, Christopher Merwin, Christos Hadjioannou

    This collection offers the first comprehensive and definitive account of Martin Heidegger’s philosophy of technology. It does so through a detailed analysis of canonical texts and recently published primary sources on two crucial concepts in Heidegger’s later thought: Gelassenheit and Gestell.…

    eBook – 2018-09-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Philosophy

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