Environmental philosophy : from theory to practice

Sahotra Sarkar

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

「Nielsen BookData」より

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

「Nielsen BookData」より

[目次]

  • Acknowledgments ix List of Acronyms xi 1 Introduction 1 2 What Is the Environment? 13 3 Ethics for the Environment 38 4 From Ethics to Policy 65 5 Biodiversity and Conservation 98 6 Environmental Restoration 130 7 Sustainability 157 8 Justice and Equity 174 9 Where Does This Leave Us? 196 Glossary 202 References 204 Index 219

「Nielsen BookData」より

[目次]

  • Acknowledgments ix List of Acronyms xi 1 Introduction 1 2 What Is the Environment? 13 3 Ethics for the Environment 38 4 From Ethics to Policy 65 5 Biodiversity and Conservation 98 6 Environmental Restoration 130 7 Sustainability 157 8 Justice and Equity 174 9 Where Does This Leave Us? 196 Glossary 202 References 204 Index 219

「Nielsen BookData」より

この本の情報

書名 Environmental philosophy : from theory to practice
著作者等 Sarkar, Sahotra
出版元 Wiley-Blackwell
刊行年月 2012
ページ数 xii, 226 p.
大きさ 23 cm
ISBN 9780470671818
9780470671825
NCID BB08257136
※クリックでCiNii Booksを表示
言語 英語
出版国 イギリス
この本を: 
このエントリーをはてなブックマークに追加

このページを印刷

外部サイトで検索

この本と繋がる本を検索

ウィキペディアから連想