Environmental Philosophy (Innbundet)

From Theory to Practice


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Innbinding: Innbundet
Utgivelsesår: 2012
Antall sider: 240
Forlag: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9780470671818
Kategori: Naturvitenskap
Omtale Environmental Philosophy
The first comprehensive treatment of environmental philosophy, going beyond ethics to address the philosophical concepts that underlie environmental thinking and policy-making today * Encompasses all of environmental philosophy, including conservation biology, restoration ecology, sustainability, environmental justice, and more * Offers the first treatment of decision theory in an environmental philosophy text * Explores the conceptions of nature and ethical presuppositions that underlie contemporary environmental debates, and, moving from theory to practice, shows how decision theory translates to public policy * Addresses both hot-button issues, including population and immigration reform, and such ongoing issues as historical legacies and nations' responsibility and obligation for environmental problems * Anchors philosophical concepts to their practical applications, establishing the priority of the discipline's real-world importance

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