Environment & Philosophy Products

  • Moral Responsibility and Risk in Modern Society

    Examples from emerging technologies, public health and environment

    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…

    Hardback – 2018-11-01 
    Routledge
    Earthscan Risk in Society

  • Philosophy and Nature Sports

    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 the number of participants continues to grow. Written in a clear and accessible style, this important book provides a comprehensive philosophical…

    Hardback – 2018-10-03 
    Routledge
    Ethics and Sport

  • Heidegger on Technology

    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.…

    Hardback – 2018-08-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Philosophy

  • After the Death of Nature

    Carolyn Merchant and the Future of Human-Nature Relations

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-08-31 
    Routledge

  • Political Theory and Global Climate Action

    Recasting the Public Sphere

    By Idil Boran

    As the world moves forward on a new path set by the Paris Agreement, the philosophical debate on climate change finds itself in a precarious position. Up until this time philosophy has remained ineffective in engaging the political process of building the global climate effort. The limitation lies…

    Hardback – 2018-08-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Philosophy

  • Cultural Sustainability

    Perspectives from the Humanities and Social Sciences

    Edited by Torsten Meireis, Gabriele Rippl

    If the political and social benchmarks of sustainability and sustainable development are to be met, ignoring the role of the humanities and social, cultural and ethical values is highly problematic. People’s worldviews, beliefs and principles have an immediate impact on how they act and should be…

    Hardback – 2018-08-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Food, Animals, and the Environment

    An Ethical Approach

    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…

    Paperback – 2018-08-20 
    Routledge

  • Environmental Skill

    Motivation, Knowledge, and the Possibility of a Non-Romantic Environmental Ethics

    By Mark Coeckelbergh

    Today it is widely recognized that we face urgent and serious environmental problems and we know much about them, yet we do very little. What explains this lack of motivation and change? Why is it so hard to change our lives? This book addresses this question by means of a philosophical inquiry…

    Paperback – 2018-08-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

  • Contemplating Climate Change

    Mental Models and Human Reasoning

    By Stephen M. Dark

    Global climate change policy has failed us all, but what is the reasoning that underlies this failure? Why are some people more disposed to reflect on confounding issues like climate change, recognise the danger, seek a solution, and act accordingly, more than others? This book is concerned with…

    Hardback – 2018-07-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research

  • Humanities for the Environment

    Integrating knowledge, forging new constellations of practice

    Edited by Joni Adamson, Michael Davis

    Humanities for the Environment, or HfE, is an ambitious project that from 2013-2015 was funded by a generous grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. The project networked universities and researchers internationally through a system of 'observatories'. This book collects the work of…

    Paperback – 2018-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Rawls and the Environmental Crisis

    By Dominic Welburn

    The liberal political theorist John Rawls, despite remaining largely silent on ‘green concerns’, was writing during a time of increasing awareness that the ecological stability of the earth is being compromised by human activity. Rawls’s reluctance to engage with such concerns, however, has not…

    Paperback – 2018-06-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • The Intrinsic Value of Endangered Species

    By Ian A. Smith

    Why save endangered species without clear aesthetic, economic, or ecosystemic value? This book takes on this challenging question through an account of the intrinsic goods of species. Ian A. Smith argues that a species’ intrinsic value stems from its ability to flourish—its organisms continuing to…

    Paperback – 2018-06-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

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