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Edited By: Joy Palmer and Peter Blaze Corcoran
Fifty Key Thinkers on the Environment is a unique guide to environmental thinking through the ages. Joy A. Palmer, herself an important and prolific author on environmental matters, has assembled a team of thirty-five expert contributors to summarize and analyse the thinking of fifty diverse and stimulating figures - from all over the world and from ancient times to the present day. Among those included are: philosophers such as Rousseau, Spinoza and Heidegger activists such as Chico Mendes literary giants such as Virgil, Goethe and Wordsworth major religious and spiritual figures such as Gotama (the Buddha) and St Francis of Assissi. Lucid, scholarly and informative, these fifty essays offer a fascinating overview of mankind's view and understanding of the physical world. Michael Allaby, John Barry, Ara Barsam, Purushottama Bilimoria, Janet Browne, Baird Callicott, Paula Casal, John Clarke, John Coletta, David Cooper, Peter Corcoran, Lynette Dumble, Phillip Gates, Cher
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