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