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Ecological understanding : the nature of theory and the theory of nature

Author: Steward T Pickett; Jurek Kolasa; Clive G Jones
Publisher: Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier/Academic Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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"This widely-anticipated revision of the groundbreaking book, Ecological Understanding, updates this crucial sourcebook of contemporary philosophical insights for practicing ecologists and graduate students in ecology and environmental studies."--Jacket.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Steward T Pickett; Jurek Kolasa; Clive G Jones
ISBN: 9780125545228 0125545223
OCLC Number: 83758736
Description: x, 233 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: PART I. Advancing the Discipline and Enhancing Applications --
Integration in Ecology --
Understanding in Ecology --
PART II. The Nature of Theory --
The Anatomy of Theory --
The Ontogeny of Theory --
The Taxonomy of Theory --
PART III. From Theory to Integration and Application --
Fundamental Questions: Changes in Understanding --
Integration and Synthesis --
PART IV. Theory and Its Environment --
Constraint and Objectivity in Ecological Integration --
Ecological Understanding and the Public.
Responsibility: Steward T.A. Pickett, Jurek Kolasa, and Clive G. Jones.
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Explains the philosophical basis of ecology. This book evaluates and relates paradigms in ecology. It illustrates philosophical issues with classic and fresh ecological research. It is suitable for  Read more...

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