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- Wiley 2015; US$ 24.95
Climate change, habitat loss, rising extinction rates - such problems call for more than just new policies and practices. They raise fundamental questions about the world and our place in it. What, for instance, is the natural world? Do we humans belong to it? Which parts of it are we morally obliged to protect? Drawing on an exceptionally wide... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 29.95
Environmental philosophy is one of the exciting new fields of philosophy to emerge in the last forty years. "Understanding Environmental Philosophy" presents a comprehensive, critical analysis of contemporary philosophical approaches to current ecological concerns. Key ideas are explained, placed in their broader cultural, religious, historical, political... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2014; US$ 139.00
Environmental Philosophy: A Revaluation of Cosmopolitan Ethics from an Ecocentric Standpoint calls for a new approach to ethics. Starting from the necessity for all life of air, water, and food, the book revalues the relation of ethics and environmentalism. Using insights of the environmental ethicists, environmental ethics becomes the model for ethics... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2013; US$ 114.95
What impact are we having on the environment around us? How can we limit the effect of human life on the natural world? These questions and more are considered in Advances in Sustainability and Environmental Justice volume 13, which looks at environmental philosophy, humanitys place in the world, and how we can live in harmony with our planet. more...
- National Science Teachers Association 2013; US$ 19.46
What are the odds that a meteor will hit your house? Do you actually get more sunlight from Daylight Saving Time? Where do puddles go? By presenting everyday mysteries like these, this book will motivate your students to carry out hands-on science investigations and actually care about the results. These 19 open-ended mysteries focus exclusively on... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 59.95
Sacred Ecology examines bodies of knowledge held by indigenous and other rural peoples around the world, and asks how we can learn from this knowledge and ways of knowing. Berkes explores the importance of local and indigenous knowledge as a complement to scientific ecology, and its cultural and political significance for indigenous groups themselves.... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 229.00
This book takes a holistic and adaptive approach to rethinking the framework for restoring the healthy ecosystems that are the foundation for thriving communities and dynamic economies, and asserts the need for collective community action. more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 38.95
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... more...
- Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2009; US$ 42.95
Environmentalism and social sciences appear to be in a period of disorientation and perhaps transition. In this innovative collection, leading international thinkers explore the notion that one explanation for the current malaise of the "politics of ecology" is that we increasingly find ourselves negotiating "technonatural" space/times. International... more...
- Princeton University Press 2008; US$ 65.00
Ecological Models and Data in R is the first truly practical introduction to modern statistical methods for ecology. In step-by-step detail, the book teaches ecology graduate students and researchers everything they need to know in order to use maximum likelihood, information-theoretic, and Bayesian techniques to analyze their own data... more...