The Philosophy of Ecology

Written By David R. Keller
The Philosophy of Ecology
  • Publsiher : University of Georgia Press
  • Release : 01 October 2022
  • ISBN : 9780820322209
  • Pages : 366 pages
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Read or download book entitled The Philosophy of Ecology written by David R. Keller which was release on 01 October 2022, this book published by University of Georgia Press. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: This is the first introductory anthology on the philosophy of ecology edited by an ecologist and a philosopher. It illustrates the range of philosophical approaches available to ecologists and provides a basis for understanding the thinking on which many of today's environmental ideas are founded. Collectively, these seminal readings make a powerful statement on the value of ecological knowledge and thinking in alleviating the many problems of modern industrial civilization. Issues covered include: the challenges of defining scientific ecology, tracing its genealogy, and distinguishing the science from various forms of "ecological-like" thinking the ontology of ecological entities and processes selected concepts of community, stability, diversity, and niche the methodology of ecology (rationalism and empiricism, reductionism and holism) the significance of evolutionary law for ecological science

The Philosophy of Ecology

The Philosophy of Ecology
  • Author : David R. Keller,Frank B. Golley
  • Publisher : University of Georgia Press
  • Release Date : 2000
  • Total pages : 366
  • ISBN : 9780820322209
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Summary : This is the first introductory anthology on the philosophy of ecology edited by an ecologist and a philosopher. It illustrates the range of philosophical approaches available to ecologists and provides a basis for understanding the thinking on which many of today's environmental ideas are founded. Collectively, these seminal readings make ...

Philosophy of Ecology

Philosophy of Ecology
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2011-05-16
  • Total pages : 444
  • ISBN : 9780820322209
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Summary : The most pressing problems facing humanity today — over-population, energy shortages, climate change, soil erosion, species extinctions, the risk of epidemic disease, the threat of warfare that could destroy all the hard-won gains of civilization, and even the recent fibrillations of the stock market — are all ecological or have a large ...

The Philosophy of Ecology

The Philosophy of Ecology
  • Author : James Justus
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2021-06-10
  • Total pages : 240
  • ISBN : 9780820322209
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Summary : Introduces the philosophical issues which ecology poses about the biological world and the environmental sciences attempting to protect it....

The Philosophy of Ecology

The Philosophy of Ecology
  • Author : David R. Keller,Frank B. Golley
  • Publisher : University of Georgia Press
  • Release Date : 2000
  • Total pages : 366
  • ISBN : 9780820322209
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Summary : This is the first introductory anthology on the philosophy of ecology edited by an ecologist and a philosopher. It illustrates the range of philosophical approaches available to ecologists and provides a basis for understanding the thinking on which many of today's environmental ideas are founded. Collectively, these seminal readings make ...

Contributions to Law Philosophy and Ecology

Contributions to Law  Philosophy and Ecology
  • Author : Ruth Thomas-Pellicer,Vito De Lucia,Sian Sullivan
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2016-05-26
  • Total pages : 299
  • ISBN : 9780820322209
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Summary : Contributions to Law, Philosophy and Ecology: Exploring Re-Embodiments is a preliminary contribution to the establishment of re-embodiments as a theoretical strand within legal and ecological theory, and philosophy. Re-embodiments are all those contemporary practices and processes that exceed the epistemic horizon of modernity. As such, they offer a plurality of ...

A Film Philosophy of Ecology and Enlightenment

A Film Philosophy of Ecology and Enlightenment
  • Author : Rupert Read
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2018-10-17
  • Total pages : 232
  • ISBN : 9780820322209
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Summary : Inspired by the philosophy of Wittgenstein and his idea that the purpose of real philosophical thinking is not to discover something new, but to show in a strikingly different light what is already there, this book provides philosophical readings of a number of ‘arthouse’ and Hollywood films. Each chapter contains ...

Philosophy Humanity and Ecology

Philosophy  Humanity and Ecology
  • Author : Odera Oruka
  • Publisher : DIANE Publishing
  • Release Date : 1996-08-01
  • Total pages : 367
  • ISBN : 9780820322209
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Summary : The first volume of the proceedings of the Nairobi World Conference of Philosophy (July 21-25, 1991). Includes 40 papers: environment and the philosophy of nature; philosophy, politics and language; and discussions on environmental ethics. Extensive references....

Environmental Philosophy

Environmental Philosophy
  • Author : Michael E. Zimmerman
  • Publisher : Prentice Hall
  • Release Date : 2005
  • Total pages : 512
  • ISBN : 9780820322209
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Summary : This text explores the full spectrum of concerns in contemporary eco-philosophy: environmental ethics, ecofeminism and social justice, environmental continental philosophy, and political ecology....

French Philosophy of Technology

French Philosophy of Technology
  • Author : Sacha Loeve,Xavier Guchet,Bernadette Bensaude Vincent
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2018-05-28
  • Total pages : 400
  • ISBN : 9780820322209
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Summary : Offering an overall insight into the French tradition of philosophy of technology, this volume is meant to make French-speaking contributions more accessible to the international philosophical community. The first section, “Negotiating a Cultural Heritage,” presents a number of leading 20th century philosophical figures (from Bergson and Canguilhem to Simondon, Dagognet ...

The Philosophy of Ecology

The Philosophy of Ecology
  • Author : David Castle
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2001
  • Total pages : 571
  • ISBN : 9780820322209
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Summary : Download or read online The Philosophy of Ecology written by David Castle, published by which was released on 2001. Get The Philosophy of Ecology Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

Philosophical Basics of Ecology and Economy

Philosophical Basics of Ecology and Economy
  • Author : Malte Faber,Reiner Manstetten
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2009-09-10
  • Total pages : 192
  • ISBN : 9780820322209
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Summary : In today's world – despite the dramatic anthropogenic environmental changes – a proper understanding of the relationship between humanity and nature requires a certain detachment. The pressing problems in their whole extent will only be fully understood and solved with comprehensive and patient analysis. Accordingly, this book develops new perspectives on fundamental ...

The Philosophical Foundations of Ecological Civilization

The Philosophical Foundations of Ecological Civilization
  • Author : Arran Gare
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2016-08-05
  • Total pages : 260
  • ISBN : 9780820322209
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Summary : The global ecological crisis is the greatest challenge humanity has ever had to confront, and humanity is failing. The triumph of the neo-liberal agenda, together with a debauched ‘scientism’, has reduced nature and people to nothing but raw materials, instruments and consumers to be efficiently managed in a global market ...

The Philosophy of Social Ecology

The Philosophy of Social Ecology
  • Author : Murray Bookchin
  • Publisher : AK Press
  • Release Date : 2022-03-09
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 9780820322209
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Summary : What is nature? What is humanity's place in nature? And what is the relationship of society to the natural world? In an era of ecological breakdown, answering these questions has become of momentous importance for our everyday lives and for the future that we and other life-forms face. In the ...

Environmental Ethics

Environmental Ethics
  • Author : David R. Keller
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2010
  • Total pages : 581
  • ISBN : 9780820322209
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Summary : Through a series of multidisciplinary readings, Environmental Ethics: The Big Questions contextualizes environmental ethics within the history of Western intellectual tradition and traces the development of theory since the 1970s. Includes an extended introduction that provides an historical and thematic introduction to the field of environmental ethics Features a selection ...

Ecology Ethics and the Future of Humanity

Ecology  Ethics  and the Future of Humanity
  • Author : Adam Riggio
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2015-08-18
  • Total pages : 236
  • ISBN : 9780820322209
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Summary : A book that combines moral and political philosophy with traditions of activism and literature in a background of scientific knowledge and interpretation to build a comprehensive picture of an ecological humanity....