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Gaia connections : an introduction to ecology, ecoethics, and economics

Author: Alan S Miller
Publisher: Savage, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, ©1991.
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A concise introduction to the philosophical, economic, political and scientific dimensions of the current threats to the environment. The study originated as a response to questions raised by  Read more...

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Miller, Alan S.
Gaia connections.
Savage, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, ©1991
(OCoLC)555828284
Online version:
Miller, Alan S.
Gaia connections.
Savage, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, ©1991
(OCoLC)609330436
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alan S Miller
ISBN: 0847676552 9780847676552 0847676560 9780847676569
OCLC Number: 22623461
Description: xvi, 301 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Environmental Ethics --
A Context for Study and Action --
The Global Background --
International Efforts to Heal the Planet --
Ecoethics --
Case Studies in Ecoethics --
Ecophilosophy --
Shallow, Deep, and Deepest Ecology --
Ecofeminism: Women, Men, and Nature --
Alternative Approaches to Environmental Ethics --
Theories of Justice --
General Principles in Ethics --
Theories of Justice in the Past --
Modern Theories of Justice --
Actors in the Modern Ethical Debate --
World Order Imperatives --
Global Poverty and Structural Adjustment --
International Debt and Underdevelopment --
The Poverty-Ecology Connection --
Rights and Just Expectations --
The Nature of Security in the Modern World --
The Peace Equation: Economic Conversion Equals Job Insurance --
New Politics and Paradigms for the Solar Age --
The Moral Demand for the Biological Steady State --
The Pros and Cons of the Sustainability Debate --
The Two Faces of Scarcity --
Biological Ethics and Thermodynamics --
Economics As if Nature Mattered --
Overlapping Environmental Disruptions --
Contending Economic Approaches --
Dilemmas of Political Economy --
New Economic Orders --
Bioethical Limits to Scientific Inquiry --
The Militarization of Science --
The Limits of Science --
Science, Systems, and Nature --
Genetic Engineering --
The History and the Science of Recombinant DNA --
Controlling Recombinant Research in the Laboratory --
From the Laboratory to the Fields --
Molecules and the Military --
Patents Pending --
Science for People or Science for Profit.
Responsibility: Alan S. Miller.

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