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Environmental Crisis: Understanding the Value of Nature

Edited By: Mark Rowlands and Jo Campling

191 pages, no illustrations

Palgrave

Hardback | Jun 2000 | #105219 | ISBN: 0333748964
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About this book

Argues that to properly understand how and why nature can have value requires a radical revision of the way philosophy is understood and practised, and an equally radical restructuring of the concepts and categories upon which modern philosophy has been based.


Contents

The Devil's Water A Natural Disaster Fool's Gold The Verdant Assassin Healing Arsenic To Frustrate The Aim Of Justice Nothing Green Met The Eye The Extraordinarily Protracted Process Fighting Arsenic

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Biography

Andrew Meharg is Professor of Biogeochemistry at the University of Aberdeen where he studies and teaches on the impact of pollutants on the environment. His particular interest is how arsenic interacts with plants, animals and humans. In this capacity he has advised national and international government and aid bodies. Andrew has published numerous academic papers, book chapters and popular press articles on his research.

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