The first comprehensive treatment of environmental philosophy, going beyond ethics to address the philosophical concepts that underlie environmental thinking and policy-making todayEncompasses all of environmental philosophy, including conservation biology, restoration ecology, sustainability, environmental justice, and moreOffers the first treatment of decision theory in an environmental philosophy textExplores the conceptions of nature and ethical presuppositions that underlie contemporary environmental debates, and, moving from theory to practice, shows how decision theory translates to public policyAddresses both hot-button issues, including population and immigration reform, and such ongoing issues as historical legacies and nations' responsibility and obligation for environmental problemsAnchors philosophical concepts to their practical applications, establishing the priority of the discipline's real-world importance
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Published November 23, 2011
Business & Economics, Nature & Wildlife, Science & Math, Law & Philosophy.