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Environmental Philosophy

A Collection of Readings
  • 317 Pages
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Pennsylvania State University Press
Life Sciences - Ecology, Science, Environmental ethics, Environmental protection, Human Ecology, Moral and ethical aspects, Philo
ContributionsArran Gare (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9471411M
ISBN 100271003553
ISBN 139780271003559

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Environmental Political Philosophy searches for common environmental goals, values, and policies in essential undercurrent in political theory about the environment is that such issues are not questions of efficiency or technology. They cannot simply be addressed through knowledge of processes and mechanics of nature, by boosting or.

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Baird Callicott (born ) is an American philosopher whose work has been at the forefront of the new field of environmental philosophy and ethics. He is a University Distinguished Research Professor and a member of the Department of Philosophy and Religion Studies and the Institute of Applied Sciences at the University of North Texas.

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