Environment & Philosophy Products

  • Bioregionalism and Global Ethics

    A Transactional Approach to Achieving Ecological Sustainability, Social Justice, and Human Well-being, 1st Edition

    By Richard Evanoff

    Bioregionalism and Global Ethics suggests that current trends towards globalization are creating entirely new social and environmental problems which require cross-cultural dialogue towards the creation of a new "global ethic." Current models of development are based on an implicit global ethic…

    Paperback – 2014-04-28
    Studies in Philosophy

  • Ethics and Justice for the Environment

    1st Edition

    By Adrian Armstrong

    Examining the concepts of ‘ethics’ and ‘justice’ as they apply to the environment, this book starts from the observation that environmental ethics and environmental justice appear to have few points of contact. It attempts to find a common ground between these two strands and so to develop a…

    Paperback – 2014-03-21

  • Cheaponomics

    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…

    Paperback – 2014-03-19

  • The Ethics of Japan's Global Environmental Policy

    The conflict between principles and practice, 1st Edition

    By Midori Kagawa-Fox

    This book examines the Japanese government policies that impact on the environment in order to determine whether they incorporate a sufficient ethical substance. Through the three case studies on whaling, nuclear energy, and forestry, the author explores how Western philosophers combined their…

    Paperback – 2014-01-10
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

  • Thinking through Landscape

    1st Edition

    By Augustin Berque

    Our attitude to nature has changed over time. This book explores the historical, literary and philosophical origins of the changes in our attitude to nature that allowed environmental catastrophes to happen. It presents a philosophical reflection on human societies’ attitude to the environment,…

    Hardback – 2013-04-04

  • Intergenerational Justice

    Rights and Responsibilities in an Intergenerational Polity, 1st Edition

    By Janna Thompson

    In this timely study, Thompson presents a theory of intergenerational justice that gives citizens duties to past and future generations, showing why people can make legitimate demands of their successors and explaining what relationships between contemporary generations count as fair. What connects…

    Paperback – 2013-02-14
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Climate Change Ethics

    Navigating the Perfect Moral Storm, 1st Edition

    By Donald A. Brown

    Climate change is now the biggest challenge faced by humanity worldwide and ethics is the crucial missing component in the debate about what to do about this enormous threat. This book examines why thirty-five years of discussion of human-induced warming has failed to acknowledge fundamental…

    Paperback – 2012-10-31

  • Human Dependence on Nature

    How to Help Solve the Environmental Crisis, 1st Edition

    By Haydn Washington

    Humanity is dependent on Nature to survive, yet our society largely acts as if this is not the case. The energy that powers our very cells, the nutrients that make up our bodies, the ecosystem services that clean our water and air; these are all provided by the Nature from which we have evolved and…

    Paperback – 2012-09-18

  • Climate Change and Future Justice

    Precaution, Compensation and Triage, 1st Edition

    By Catriona McKinnon

    Climate change creates unprecedented problems of intergenerational justice. What do members of the current generation owe to future generations in virtue of the contribution they are making to climate change? Providing important new insights within the theoretical framework of political liberalism…

    Paperback – 2011-10-19
    Routledge Issues in Contemporary Political Theory

  • A New Environmental Ethics

    The Next Millennium for Life on Earth, 1st Edition

    By Holmes Rolston III

    No one looking ahead at the middle of the last century could have foreseen the extent and the importance of the ensuing environmental crises. Now, more than a decade into the next century, no one can ignore it. A New Environmental Ethics: the Next Millennium for Life on Earth offers clear,…

    Paperback – 2011-09-20

  • Psychoanalysis and Ecology at the Edge of Chaos

    Complexity Theory, Deleuze,Guattari and Psychoanalysis for a Climate in Crisis, 1st Edition

    By Joseph Dodds

    This book argues that psychoanalysis has a unique role to play in the climate change debate through its placing emphasis on the unconscious dimensions of our mental and social lives. Exploring contributions from Freudian, Kleinian, Object Relations, Self Psychology, Jungian, and Lacanian traditions…

    Paperback – 2011-07-25

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2008-10-13
    Thinking in Action

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