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Environmental philosophy : the art of life in a world of limits / edited by Liam Leonard, Independent Researcher and Academic Consultant, Orange County, CA, USA [and four others].

Publication:
Bingley, United Kingdom : Emerald, 2013.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (223 p.)
Edition:
First edition.
Series:
Advances in Sustainability and Environmental Justice
Advances in sustainability and environmental justice, 2051-5030 ; volume 13
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Subjects:
Environmental sciences -- Philosophy.
Environmental ethics.
Environmentalism.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
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 humanity's
Contents:
FRONT COVER; ENVIRONMENTAL PHILOSOPHY: THE ART OF LIFE IN A WORLD OF LIMITS; COPYRIGHT PAGE; CONTENTS; LIST OF CONTRIBUTORS; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; INTRODUCTION; MACINTYRE AND HAVEL AS GREEN POLITICAL THINKERS: UNREASONABLE THINKING IN TURBULENT TIMES; INTRODUCTION; HAVEL AND THE IMPERATIVE TO 'LIVE IN TRUTH': DISSENT AND GREEN POLITICS; MACINTYRE AS A GREEN THINKER: VULNERABILITY IN POLITICAL AND MORAL THEORY; CONCLUSION; NOTES; REFERENCES; THE TRANSITION TO GREEN LIFESTYLES BASED ON VOLUNTARY SIMPLICITY: THE DIFFICULT ROAD TOWARDS ENJOYABLE, GRACEFUL AND SUSTAINABLE LIFESTYLES; INTRODUCTION
THE NEED FOR A RADICALLY NEW CONSUMER CULTURE AND LIFESTYLE CHANGES SOCIAL FACTORS INCREASING THE NECESSITY FOR RADICAL CHANGES IN LIFESTYLE AND CONSUMPTION; LIBERAL DEMOCRACY AND THE REDUCTION OF CONSUMERISM; GREEN LIFESTYLES AND VOLUNTARY SIMPLICITY; SLOWING DOWN, ENJOYING FREE TIME AND WORKING LESS; GRACEFULNESS AND ELEGANCE VERSUS AUSTERITY; SYSTEMATICALLY INVESTING IN HIGH TECH GREEN PRODUCTS AND CONSUMING 'DIFFERENTLY'; CONCLUDING REFLECTIONS; REFERENCES; THE POLITICS OF GLOBAL WARMING (1): CLIMATE SCIENCE AND SCEPTICISM; INTRODUCTION; CLIMATE SCIENCE; CLIMATE SCEPTICISM; NOTES
REFERENCES THE POLITICS OF GLOBAL WARMING (2): TWO OBSTACLES TO CIRCUMVENT; TWO IMMEDIATE OBSTACLES; SYNDROMES AND SOLUTIONS; NOTES; REFERENCES; A CALL FOR A NEW POLITICAL ECONOMY OF ATTENTION: MINDFULNESS AS A NEW COMMONS; INTRODUCTION; UNDERSTANDING OUR DILEMMA: CAPITALISM'S PSYCHIC INVESTMENT; CAPITAL AS POWER AND MASS CONSUMERISM; CONSUMERISM AND THE 'POLITICAL TECHNOLOGIES OF INDIVIDUALS'; CAPITALIST REALISM IN THE 21ST CENTURY; CONCLUSIONS: MINDFULNESS AS COMMONS; NOTES; REFERENCES; TERRITORY IN A WORLD OF LIMITS: EXPLORING CLAIMS TO OIL AND ICE; BASIC NEEDS AND TERRITORY
THE SCOPE OF TERRITORIAL RIGHTS: QUESTIONING RIGHTS TO THE ARCTIC AND UNDERGROUND RESOURCE RIGHTS CONCLUSION; NOTES; REFERENCES; MANDATORY NON-ANTHROPOCENTRISM: THE POLITICAL UNREALISM OF MAKING METAETHICAL DEMANDS IN ENVIRONMENTAL ETHICS; NOTES; REFERENCES; IRISH RUINS ANCIENT AND NEW: GHOST ESTATES, MEGALITHS AND HUMAN RELATIONS WITH THE REST OF NATURE; INTRODUCTION; IRISH RUINS ANCIENT AND NEW: MEGALITHIC ROMANCE AND ENIGMA; RUINS AS A METAPHOR FOR RESISTANCE TO THE MODERNISATION PROCESS; GHOST ESTATES AND THE ECOLOGICAL CRISIS: MODERNITY, DISREGARD FOR THE REST OF NATURE, AND PROFIT; NOTES
REFERENCES WALKING RESPECTFULLY ON THE EARTH: A PROBLEM FOR DEEP ECOLOGY; CONCLUSION; NOTES; REFERENCES
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references.
Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (ebrary, viewed January 14, 2014).
Contributor:
Leonard, Liam.
ISBN:
1-78350-137-5
OCLC:
866643577