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Fifty Key Thinkers on the Environment

Edited by Joy Palmer, David Cooper, Peter Blaze Corcoran

Routledge – 2001 – 322 pages

Series: Routledge Key Guides

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Fifty Key Thinkers on the Environment is a unique guide to environmental thinking through the ages. Joy A. Palmer, herself an important and prolific author on environmental matters, has assembled a team of thirty-five expert contributors to summarize and analyse the thinking of fifty diverse and stimulating figures – from all over the world and from ancient times to the present day. Among those included are:

  • Philosophers such as Rousseau, Spinoza and Heidegger
  • Activists such as Chico Mendes
  • Literary giants such as Virgil, Goethe and Wordsworth
  • Major religious and spiritual figures such as the Buddha and St Francis of Assisi.

Lucid, scholarly and informative, these fifty essays offer a fascinating overview of mankind’s view and understanding of the physical world.

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  1. Environmental Studies

Name: Fifty Key Thinkers on the Environment (Paperback)Routledge 
Description: Edited by Joy Palmer, David Cooper, Peter Blaze Corcoran. Fifty Key Thinkers on the Environment is a unique guide to environmental thinking through the ages. Joy A. Palmer, herself an important and prolific author on environmental matters, has assembled a team of thirty-five expert contributors to summarize and...
Categories: Environmental Studies