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Ecology, Policy and Politics: Human Well-Being and the Natural World

Series: Environmental Philosophies

By: J O'Neill


Paperback | Dec 1993 | #28311 | ISBN: 0415073006
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Hardback | Dec 1993 | #28312 | ISBN: 0415072999
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Critique of both the market-based and "deep ecological" approaches to environmental action, which debunks the notion of cost-benefit analysis as a decision making tool.


1. Human Well-Being and the Natural World. 2. Nature, Intrinsic Value and Human Well-Being. 3. Future Generations and the Harms We Do Ourselves. 4. The Constituency of Enviromental Policy. 5. Justifying Cost Benefit Analysis: Arguments from Welfare. 6. Pluralism, Liberalism and the Good Life. 7. Pluralism, incommensurability, judgement. 8. Authority, Democracy and the Environment. 9. Science, Policy and Environmental Value. 10. Market, Household and Politics.

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