The Resource Beyond environmentalism : a philosophy of nature, Jeffrey E. Foss

Beyond environmentalism : a philosophy of nature, Jeffrey E. Foss

Label
Beyond environmentalism : a philosophy of nature
Title
Beyond environmentalism
Title remainder
a philosophy of nature
Statement of responsibility
Jeffrey E. Foss
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Beyond Environmentalism is the first book of its kind to present a timely and relevant analysis of environmentalism. The author's decades of experience as a philosopher of science allow him to critically comprehend scientific issues and to develop and explain sound, ethical policies in response to them. The result is a volume that builds a philosophy of nature and helps the reader assess humankind's relationship with and impact on the world around us." "This innovative book discusses the inconsistencies, both scientific and philosophical, of popular environmentalism and sheds new perspectives on the issues, causes, and debates that embrace society today. The goal is not to settle environmental issues once and for all, but rather to provide the basis for more reasoned, scientific, and productive debates. The need for a new philosophy of nature is explored through methodological discussion of several topics."--BOOK JACKET
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
333.72
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
GE195
LC item number
.F676 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Beyond environmentalism : a philosophy of nature, Jeffrey E. Foss
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 301-315) and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: why I wrote this book -- The need for a philosophy of nature -- Environmentalism's apocalyptic assumption -- Environmentalism's transcendental objective -- Environmentalism's anti-human bias -- Science, environmentalism, and environmental science -- Pure environmental science -- Nature and the sacred -- Nature and romance -- Nature and values -- Backward or forward? -- A vision of the future -- Case studies -- Feature boxes
Control code
ocn676698459
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 325 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781282002111
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
10.1002/9780470413708
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
10.1002/9780470413708
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b3072353x
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)676698459
  • pebco0470413697

Library Locations

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