E-books: Environment & Philosophy

  • Essential Concepts of Global Environmental Governance book cover

    Essential Concepts of Global Environmental Governance

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jean-Frederic Morin, Amandine Orsini

    Aligning global governance to the challenges of sustainability is one of the most urgent environmental issues to be addressed. This book is a timely and up-to-date compilation of the main pieces of the global environmental governance puzzle. The book is comprised of 101 entries, each defining a…

    eBook – 2014-07-11

  • Systematic Theology and Climate Change: Ecumenical Perspectives book cover

    Systematic Theology and Climate Change

    Ecumenical Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael S. Northcott, Peter M. Scott

    This book offers the first comprehensive systematic theological reflection on arguably the most serious issue facing humanity and other creatures today. Responding to climate change is often left to scientists, policy makers and activists, but what understanding does theology have to offer? In this…

    eBook – 2014-06-05

  • Cheaponomics: The High Cost of Low Prices book cover


    The High Cost of Low Prices, 1st Edition

    By Michael Carolan

    Do you really think you are getting a good deal when given that free mobile phone for switching service providers, if a multinational retailer undercuts its competitors or by the fact that food is relatively cheaper today in many countries than ever before?  Think again! As Michael Carolan…

    eBook – 2014-03-21

  • Concepts and Values in Biodiversity book cover

    Concepts and Values in Biodiversity

    1st Edition

    Edited by Dirk Lanzerath, Minou Friele

    Biodiversity may refer to the diversity of genes, species or ecosystems in general. These varying concepts of biodiversity occasionally lead to conflicts among researchers and policy makers, as each of them require a customized type of protection strategy. This book addresses the questions…

    eBook – 2014-01-23
    Routledge Studies in Biodiversity Politics and Management

  • Fairness and Justice in Environmental Decision Making: Water Under the Bridge book cover

    Fairness and Justice in Environmental Decision Making

    Water Under the Bridge, 1st Edition

    By Catherine Gross

    By crossing disciplinary boundaries, this book uniquely connects theories of justice with people's lived experience within social conflicts over resource sharing. It shows why some conflicts, such as local opposition to wind farms and water disputes, have become intractable social problems in many…

    eBook – 2014-01-10
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • On Landscapes book cover

    On Landscapes

    1st Edition

    By Susan Herrington

    There is no escaping landscape: it's everywhere and part of everyone's life. Landscapes have received much less attention in aesthetics than those arts we can choose to ignore, such as painting or music – but they can tell us a lot about the ethical and aesthetic values of the societies…

    eBook – 2013-12-19
    Thinking in Action

  • Consequentialism and Environmental Ethics book cover

    Consequentialism and Environmental Ethics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Avram Hiller, Ramona Ilea, Leonard Kahn

    This volume works to connect issues in environmental ethics with the best work in contemporary normative theory. Environmental issues challenge contemporary ethical theorists to account for topics that traditional ethical theories do not address to any significant extent. This book articulates and…

    eBook – 2013-12-04
    Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

  • How the World's Religions are Responding to Climate Change: Social Scientific Investigations book cover

    How the World's Religions are Responding to Climate Change

    Social Scientific Investigations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robin Globus Veldman, Andrew Szasz, Randolph Haluza-DeLay

    A growing chorus of voices has suggested that the world’s religions may become critical actors as the climate crisis unfolds, particularly in light of international paralysis on the issue. In recent years, many faiths have begun to address climate change and its consequences for human societies,…

    eBook – 2013-09-11
    Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research

  • Values in Sustainable Development book cover

    Values in Sustainable Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jack Appleton

    To enhance sustainable development research and practice the values of the researchers, project managers and participants must first be made explicit. Values in Sustainable Development introduces and compares worldviews and values from multiple countries and perspectives, providing a survey of…

    eBook – 2013-08-22
    Routledge Studies in Sustainable Development

  • Measuring and Evaluating Sustainability: Ethics in Sustainability Indexes book cover

    Measuring and Evaluating Sustainability

    Ethics in Sustainability Indexes, 1st Edition

    By Sarah E. Fredericks

    The indexes used by local, national, and international governments to monitor progress toward sustainability do not adequately align with their ethical priorities and have a limited ability to monitor and promote sustainability. This book gives a theoretical and practical demonstration of how…

    eBook – 2013-08-15
    Routledge Studies in Sustainable Development

  • Global Ethics on Climate Change: The Planetary Crisis and Philosophical Alternatives book cover

    Global Ethics on Climate Change

    The Planetary Crisis and Philosophical Alternatives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Martin Schonfeld

    The volatility of climate change is increasing. It is bad news, and many climatologists, policy analysts and environmental groups regard the West as the largest contributor to the problems caused by climate change. This book raises questions concerning the systemic and cultural reasons for Western…

    eBook – 2013-08-15

  • Interdisciplinarity: Reconfigurations of the Social and Natural Sciences book cover


    Reconfigurations of the Social and Natural Sciences, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Barry, Georgina Born

    The idea that research should become more interdisciplinary has become commonplace. According to influential commentators, the unprecedented complexity of problems such as climate change or the social implications of biomedicine demand interdisciplinary efforts integrating both the social and…

    eBook – 2013-06-26

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