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The spirit of the soil : agriculture and environmental ethics / Paul B. Thompson.

Author/Creator:
Thompson, Paul B., 1951, author.
Publication:
London ; New York : Routledge, 1995.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (207 p.)
Series:
Environmental philosophies series.
Environmental philosophies series
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Subjects:
Agriculture -- Environmental aspects.
Environmental ethics.
Agriculture -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Identifies four 'worldviews' which approach agricultural ethics from different philosophical perspectives and examines current issues, such as the use of pesticides, from these perspectives thu s achieving a workable account of sustainability.
Contents:
BOOK COVER; HALF-TITLE; TITLE; COPYRIGHT; DEDICATION; CONTENTS; PREFACE; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; 1 THE ETHICS OF SOIL; 2 THE ENVIRONMENTAL CRITICS OF AGRICULTURE; 3 THE PRODUCTIONIST PARADIGM; 4 AGRICULTURAL STEWARDSHIP AND THE GOOD FARMER; 5 CALCULATING THE TRUE COST OF FOOD; 6 THE HOLISTIC ALTERNATIVE; 7 SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE; NOTES; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX;
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 180-192) and index.
ISBN:
1-134-88442-7
1-280-11424-X
9786610114245
0-203-98055-7
OCLC:
475943845
Publisher Number:
10.4324/9780203980552 doi