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Toward Unity Among Environmentalists

By: Brian Norton

287 pages, Figs

Oxford University Press USA

Paperback | May 1995 | #45790 | ISBN: 0195093976
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Hardback | Dec 1991 | #14420 | ISBN: 0195061128
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Argues forcefully for greater unity and common theoretical principles as steps toward greater cohesion in environmental activity. Contents: The environmentalist's dilemma; Moralists and aggregators: the case of Muir and Pinchot; Aldo Leopold and the search for an integrated theory of environmental management; Conservationists and preservationists today; Worldviews: a whirlwind tour; The pressures of growth; Pollution control; Biological diversity; Land use policy; Diverging worldviews, converging policies; Intertemporal ethics; Interspecific ethics; Epilogue: Differing senses of place.

From reviews of the hardback edition: "a desirable additon to the "environmental" literature...a milestone" International Journal of Environmental Studies " ...a masterly treatment which deserves a wide audience..." Environmental Values


Contents

The environmentalist's dilemma; Moralists and aggregators: the case of Muir and Pinchot; Aldo Leopold and the search for an integrated theory of environmental management; Conservationists and preservationists today; Worldviews: a whirlwind tour; The pressures of growth; Pollution control; Biological diversity; Land use policy; Diverging worldviews, converging policies; Intertemporal ethics; Interspecific ethics; Epilogue: Differing senses of place.

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