Environmental Philosophy From Theory to Practice
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Description: The first comprehensive treatment of environmental philosophy, going beyond ethics to address the philosophical concepts that underlie environmental thinking and policy-making today Encompasses all of environmental philosophy, including conservation biology, restoration ecology, sustainability, environmental justice, and more Offers the first treatment of decision theory in an environmental philosophy text Explores 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 policy Addresses both hot-button issues, including population and immigration reform, and such ongoing issues as historical legacies and nations' responsibility and obligation for environmental problems Tethers philosophical concepts to their practical applications, establishing the priority of the discipline's real-world importance
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
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Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Limited
Publication date: 1/20/2012
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Sahotra Sarkar is Professor of Integrative Biology and Philosophy at the University of Texas, Austin.
|List of Acronyms|
|What Is the Environment?|
|Ethics for the Environment|
|From Ethics to Policy|
|Biodiversity and Conservation|
|Justice and Equity|
|Where Does This Leave Us?|