Environmental Philosophy : From Theory to Practice, Paperback Book

Environmental Philosophy : From Theory to Practice Paperback

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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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  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 224 pages
  • Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Social & political philosophy
  • ISBN: 9780470671825

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