Environment & Sustainability: Environment & Philosophy

  • 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

    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…

    Paperback – 2016-08-11
    Routledge

  • Religion and Ecological Crisis: The “Lynn White Thesis” at Fifty book cover

    Religion and Ecological Crisis

    The “Lynn White Thesis” at Fifty

    Edited by Todd LeVasseur, Anna Peterson

    In 1967, Lynn White, Jr.’s seminal article The Historical Roots of Our Ecologic Crisis was published, essentially establishing the academic study of religion and nature. White argues that religions—particularly Western Christianity—are a major cause of worldwide ecological crises. He then asserts…

    Hardback – 2016-07-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Sustainable Consumption and the Good Life: Interdisciplinary perspectives book cover

    Sustainable Consumption and the Good Life

    Interdisciplinary perspectives

    Edited by Karen Lykke Syse, Martin Lee Mueller

    What does it mean to live a good life in a time when the planet is overheating, the human population continues to steadily reach new peaks, oceans are turning more acidic, and fertile soils the world over are eroding at unprecedented rates? These and other simultaneous harms and threats demand…

    Paperback – 2016-07-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • The Routledge Handbook of Food Ethics book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Food Ethics

    Edited by Mary Rawlinson, Caleb Ward

    While the history of philosophy has traditionally given scant attention to food and the ethics of eating, in the last few decades the subject of food ethics has emerged as a major topic, encompassing a wide array of issues, including labor justice, public health, social inequity, animal rights and…

    Hardback – 2016-07-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Applied Ethics

  • Emergent Possibilities for Global Sustainability: Intersections of race, class and gender book cover

    Emergent Possibilities for Global Sustainability

    Intersections of race, class and gender

    Edited by Phoebe Godfrey, Denise Torres

    It must be acknowledged that any solutions to anthropogenic Global Climate Change (GCC) are interdependent and ultimately inseparable from both its causes and consequences. As a result, limited analyses must be abandoned in favour of intersectional theories and practices. Emergent Possibilities for…

    Hardback – 2016-06-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research

  • Nineteenth-Century Energies: Literature, Technology, Culture book cover

    Nineteenth-Century Energies

    Literature, Technology, Culture

    Edited by Lynn Voskuil

    Nineteenth-Century Energies explores the idea of ‘energy’, a concept central to new directions in interdisciplinary studies today. It examines the cultural perceptions and uses of energy in the nineteenth century – both in terms of pure and applied science, and as an idea with widespread diffusion…

    Hardback – 2016-06-21
    Routledge

  • Contributions to Law, Philosophy and Ecology: Exploring Re-Embodiments book cover

    Contributions to Law, Philosophy and Ecology

    Exploring Re-Embodiments

    Edited by Ruth Thomas-Pellicer, Vito De Lucia, Sian Sullivan

    Contributions to Law, Philosophy and Ecology: Exploring Re-Embodiments is a preliminary contribution to the establishment of re-embodiments as a theoretical strand within legal and ecological theory, and philosophy. Re-embodiments are all those contemporary practices and processes that exceed the…

    Hardback – 2016-05-31
    Routledge
    Law, Justice and Ecology

  • The Common Good and Ecological Integrity: Human Rights and the Support of Life book cover

    The Common Good and Ecological Integrity

    Human Rights and the Support of Life

    Edited by Laura Westra, Janice Gray, Antonio D'Aloia

    Proponents of the concept of ecological integrity argue that it is a necessary component of global governance on which the sustainable future of the planet and its inhabitants depends. This book presents the latest research and current thinking on the role of ecological integrity in…

    Hardback – 2016-05-25
    Routledge

  • Ecopolitical Homelessness: Defining place in an unsettled world book cover

    Ecopolitical Homelessness

    Defining place in an unsettled world

    By Gerard Kuperus

    While our world is characterized by mobility, global interactions, and increasing knowledge, we are facing serious challenges regarding the knowledge of the places around us. We understand and navigate our surroundings by relying on advanced technologies. Yet, a truly knowledgeable relationship to…

    Hardback – 2016-05-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Futures: Imagining Socioecological Transformation book cover

    Futures: Imagining Socioecological Transformation

    Edited by Bruce Braun

    Futures: Imagining Socioecological Transformation brings together leading scholars to explore how we might know, enact, and struggle for, the conjoined social and ecological transformations we need to achieve just and sustainable futures. The question of transformation, and how it might be achieved…

    Hardback – 2016-05-17
    Routledge

  • Ecological Integrity and Global Governance: Science, ethics and the law book cover

    Ecological Integrity and Global Governance

    Science, ethics and the law

    By Laura Westra

    It is increasingly argued that a focus on environmental sustainability is fundamental to effective and equitable governance, and ultimately for the good of mankind. This book argues that, in the face increasing environmental challenges, it is essential to recognise the role that ecological…

    Hardback – 2016-05-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International Environmental Law

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

    Fairness and Justice in Environmental Decision Making

    Water Under the Bridge

    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…

    Paperback – 2016-04-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

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