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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00
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 countries? unwillingness to bear full responsibility... more...
- OUP Oxford 2013; US$ 28.99
This book is an original, accessible, and thought-provoking introduction to the severe and broad-ranging challenges that climate change presents and how societies can respond. It synthesizes and deploys cutting-edge scholarship on the range of social, economic, political, and philosophical issues surrounding climate change. The treatment is introductory,... more...
- Indiana University Press 1999; US$ 11.95
"... an important contribution to environmental philosophy.... includes provocative discussions of institutional and systemic violence, indigenous resistance to 'development,' the land ethic, deep ecology, ecofeminism, women's ecological knowledge, Jeffersonian agrarian republicanism, Berry's ideas about ... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 56.95
We live in a world confronted by mounting environmental problems;áincreasing global deforestation and desertification, loss of species diversity, pollution and global warming. In everyday life people mourn the loss of valued landscapes and urban spaces. Underlying these problems are conflicting priorities and values. Yet dominant approaches to policy-making... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 155.00
Governing for the Environment explores one of the dimensions of the value-knowledge system needed in any movement towards humane governance for the planet: the ecological sustainability and integrity of the Earth's environment. The book begins from the premise that whilst environmental knowledge and values have developed rapidly, their development... more...
- University of California Press 1994; US$ 31.95
The environmental crisis is global in scope, yet contemporary environmental ethics is centered predominantly in Western philosophy and religion. Earth's Insights widens the scope of environmental ethics to include the ecological teachings embedded in non-Western worldviews. J. Baird Callicott ranges broadly, exploring the sacred texts of Islam, Hinduism,... more...
- Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 45.00
This work responds to the assumption that animal rights philosophies and anthropocentric views are each antithetical to sound environmental policy. Allowing that all living things have interests which should be protected, the author contends that some interests take priority over others. more...
- Temple University Press 2010; US$ 30.95
In the West, humans tend to separate themselves from nature, valuing nature only as a means of meeting their own needs and happiness. This domination of nature often fosters human oppression instead of freedom and progress, as those who ignore abuses of nature tend to disregard human injustice as well. Peter S. Wenz argues that this oppression... more...