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Environmentalism: Critical Concepts in Geography and the Environment

Series: Critical Concepts in Geography and the Environment Series

Edited By: David Pepper, George Revill and Frank Webster

2128 pages, 5 Vol Set


Hardback | Dec 2002 | #133182 | ISBN: 0415206227
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This four volume set provides wide-ranging coverage of the state and scope of environmentalism from its roots in science and physical geography to its spread to the social sciences and cultural studies. The article and accompanying commentaries provide insight into the critical areas of debate in the field's fifty year development. A detailed index is provided to guide the reader through the material.


Volume 1 Part I: Valuing Nature and Environmental Ethics 1. E.F.Schumacher The greatest resource: education Small is Beautiful [1973] 2. R. Attfield Christian attitudes to nature Journal of the History of Ideas [1983] 3. A. Leopold The land ethic A Sand County Almanack and Sketches Here and There [1989] 4. P. Taylor The ethics of respect for nature Environmental Ethics [1981] 5. J. Heffernan The land ethic: a critical appraisal Environmental Ethics [1982] 6. J. Thompson A refutation of environmental ethics Environmental Ethics [1990] 7. E. Katz Artefacts and functions: a note on the value of nature Environmental Values [1993] 8. J. Baird Callicott Intrinsic value, quantum theory and environmental ethics Environmental Ethics [1985] 9. G. Zukav The role of 'I' The Dancing Wu Li Masters: an Overview of the New Physics [1979] 10. J. O'Neil The varieties of intrinsic value The Monist [1992] 11. R. Goodin A green theory of value Green Political Theory [1992] Part II: Animal Rights 12. T. Regan The case for animal rights In Defence of Animals [1985] 13. J. Feinberg The rights of animals and unborn generations Philosophy and Environmental Crisis [1974] 14. J. Baird Callicott Animal liberation: a triangular affair Environmental Ethics [1980] 15. E. Benton Animal rights and social relations The Politics of Nature [1993] 16. E. Benton Humanism = speciesism: Marx on humans and animals Radical Philosophy [1988] Part III: Malthusianism, Overpopulation and Limits to Growth 17. A. Ehrlich Global ecosystem health The Population Explosion [1990] 18. R. North Feeding the future billions: some clues Life on a Modern Planet [1995] 19. N. Eberstadt Research: too few people Prospect [1997] 20. D. Harvey Population, resources and the ideology of science Economic Geography [1974] Volume 2 Part IV: Deep Ecology and the Wilderness Debate 21. F. Capra The systems view of life The Turning Point: Science, Society and the Rising Culture [1982] 22. T. Hayward Anthropocentrism: a misunderstood problem Environmental Values 6 [1997] 23. R. Guha Radical American environmentalism and wilderness preservation: a third world critique Environmental Ethics [1989] 24. J. Baird Callicott The wilderness idea revisited: the sustainable development alternative The Environmental Professional [1991] 25. W. Cronon The trouble with wilderness; or, getting back to the wrong nature Uncommon Ground: Rethinking the Human Place in Nature [1996] Part V: Romanticism 26. J. Bate The econom

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