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Title Environmental Philosophy : The Art of Life in a World of Limits / edited by Liam Leonard
Published Bingley, U.K. : Emerald, 2013
Table of Contents
 List of Contributorsvii
 Acknowledgementsix
 Introductionxi
 Macintyre and Havel as Green Political Thinkers: Unreasonable Thinking in Turbulent Times / John Barry1
 The Transition to Green Lifestyles Based on Voluntary Simplicity: the Difficult Road Towards Enjoyable, Graceful and Sustainable Lifestyles / Marius de Geus31
 The Politics of Global Warming (1): Climate Science and Scepticism / Graham Parkes51
 The Politics of Global Warming (2): Two Obstacles to Circumvent / Graham Parkes81
 A Call for a New Political Economy of Attention: Mindfulness as a New Commons / Peter Doran111
 Territory in a World of Limits: Exploring Claims to Oil and Ice / Cara Nine137
 Mandatory Non-Anthropocentrism: the Political Unrealism of Making Metaethical Demands in Environmental Ethics / Jason Dockstader157
 Irish Ruins Ancient and New: Ghost Estates, Megaliths and Human Relations with the Rest of Nature / Geoff Berry175
 Walking Respectfully on the Earth: a Problem for Deep Ecology / Thomas Duddy197
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 210 pages) : illustrations
Series Advances in sustainability and environmental justice, 2051-5030 ; volume 13
Advances in sustainability and environmental justice ; v. 13
Contents Introduction / Liam Leonard -- MacIntyre and Havel as green political thinkers : unreasonable thinking in turbulent times / John Barry -- The transition to green lifestyles based on voluntary simplicity : the difficult road towards enjoyable, graceful and sustainable lifestyles / Marius de Geus -- The politics of global warming (1) : climate science and scepticism / Graham Parkes -- The politics of global warming (2) : two obstacles to circumvent / Graham Parkes -- A call for a new political economy of attention : mindfulness as a new commons / Peter Doran -- Territory in a world of limits : exploring claims to oil and ice / Cara Nine -- Mandatory non-anthropocentrism : the political unrealism of making metaethical demands in environmental ethics / Jason Dockstader -- Irish ruins ancient and new : ghost estates, megaliths and human relations with the rest of nature / Geoff Berry -- Walking respectfully on the earth : a problem for deep ecology / Thomas Duddy
Summary Humankind has long considered the relationship it holds with nature to be both a blessing and a challenge. The onset of climate change has brought a new impetus to this relationship. This volume of Advances in Sustainability and Environmental Justice will examine environmental philosophy from a number of viewpoints. Each contributor has a unique perspective on the interaction and engagement between humanity and the rest of nature, from the technological to the philosophical. Environmental Philosophy: the Art of Life in a World of Limits provides a series of interesting studies on humanitys place in the world, and the impact this is having on the planet. The book poses the question as to whether life can be lived in harmony with nature, and what limits can be achieved in the impact such life has on the world around us
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Environmental sciences -- Philosophy.
Form Electronic book
Author Leonard, Liam.
ISBN 1306291062 (MyiLibrary)
1783501367 (Cloth)
1783501375 (electronic bk.)
9781306291064 (MyiLibrary)
9781783501366 (Cloth)
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