Environmental Philosophy

Environmental Philosophy

From Theory to Practice

eBook - 2012
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The first comprehensive treatment of environmental philosophy,going beyond ethics to address the philosophical concepts thatunderlie environmental thinking and policy-making today Encompasses all of environmental philosophy, includingconservation biology, restoration ecology, sustainability,environmental justice, and more Offers the first treatment of decision theory in anenvironmental philosophy text Explores the conceptions of nature and ethical presuppositionsthat underlie contemporary environmental debates, and, moving fromtheory to practice, shows how decision theory translates to publicpolicy Addresses both hot-button issues, including population andimmigration reform, and such ongoing issues as historical legaciesand nations' responsibility and obligation for environmentalproblems Anchors philosophical concepts to their practical applications,establishing the priority of the discipline's real-worldimportance
Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex : Wiley-Blackwell, 2012.
ISBN: 9781118121399
9780470671818
9780470671825
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xii, 226 pages) : illustrations, map.
Additional Contributors: ebrary, Inc

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