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Beyond environmentalism : a philosophy of nature

Author: Jeffrey E Foss
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, ©2009.
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Beyond Environmentalism is the first book of its kind to present a timely and relevant analysis of environmentalism. This innovative book discusses the inconsistencies, both scientific and philosophical, of popular environmentalism and sheds new perspectives on the issues, causes, and debates that embrace society today. The goal is not to settle environmental issues once and for all, but rather to provide the basis  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Foss, Jeffrey E., 1948-
Beyond environmentalism.
Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, ©2009
(DLC) 2008022815
(OCoLC)229342519
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey E Foss
ISBN: 9780470413692 0470413697 1282002112 9781282002111
OCLC Number: 676698459
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 325 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction: why I wrote this book --
The need for a philosophy of nature --
Environmentalism's apocalyptic assumption --
Environmentalism's transcendental objective --
Environmentalism's anti-human bias --
Science, environmentalism, and environmental science --
Pure environmental science --
Nature and the sacred --
Nature and romance --
Nature and values --
Backward or forward? --
A vision of the future --
Case studies --
Feature boxes.
Responsibility: Jeffrey E. Foss.
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"Those who share (Foss) vision will, I think, find Beyond Environmentalism compelling and exciting reading." (European Journal of literature, Culture and Environment, 2010)

 
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