Edited by leading experts in contemporary environmental philosophy, this anthology features the best available selections that cover the full range of positions within this rapidly developing field.
Divided into four sections that delve into the vast issues of contemporary Eco-philosophy, the Fourth Edition now includes a section on Continental Environmental Philosophy that explores current topics such as the social construction of nature, and eco-phenomenology. Each section is introduced and edited by a leading philosopher in the field.
For professionals with a career within the environmental field including law, politics, conservation, geography, and biology.
These 25 contributions discuss current problems in the areas of environmental ethics, deep ecology, ecofeminism, and political ecology. Topics include free-market and socialist environmentalism, sustainable development, social ecology, bioregionalism , ecotage, and ways for environmental ethicists to respond to the scientific challenges to the ecosystem paradigm. No index. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.