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Understanding Environmental Philosophy

By: Andrew Brennan and YS Lo

234 pages, b/w illustrations

Acumen Publishing

Paperback | Aug 2010 | #186951 | ISBN-13: 9781844652013
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Hardback | Oct 2010 | #186950 | ISBN-13: 9781844652006
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About this book

Understanding Environmental Philosophy presents a comprehensive, critical analysis of contemporary philosophical approaches to current ecological concerns. Key ideas are explained, placed in their broader cultural, religious, historical, political and philosophical context, and their environmental policy implications are outlined. Central ideas and concepts about environmental value, individual wellbeing, ecological holism and the metaphysics of nature set the stage for a discussion of how to establish moral rules and priorities, and whether it is possible to transcend human-centred views of the world.


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Biography

Andrew Brennan and Y. S. Lo are both in the Department of Philosophy at La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia.

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