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Forthcoming Environment & Philosophy Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Sustainable Consumption and the Good Life

    Interdisciplinary perspectives

    Edited by Karen Lykke Syse, Martin Lee Mueller

    Series: Routledge Environmental Humanities

    What does it mean to live a good life in a time when the planet is overheating, the human population continues to steadily reach new peaks, oceans are turning more acidic, and fertile soils the world over are eroding at unprecedented rates? These and other simultaneous harms and threats demand...

    To Be Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Global Ethics on Climate Change

    The Planetary Crisis and Philosophical Alternatives

    Edited by Martin Schonfeld

    The volatility of climate change is increasing. It is bad news, and many climatologists, policy analysts and environmental groups regard the West as the largest contributor to the problems caused by climate change. This book raises questions concerning the systemic and cultural reasons for Western...

    To Be Published January 27th 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Denial of Nature

    Environmental philosophy in the era of global capitalism

    By Arne Johan Vetlesen

    Series: Ontological Explorations (Routledge Critical Realism)

    A study of the increasingly precarious relationship between humans and nature, this book seeks to go beyond work already contributed to the environmental movement. It does so by highlighting the importance of experiencing, rather than merely theorizing nature, while realizing that such experience...

    To Be Published February 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  4. Science, Philosophy and Sustainability

    The End of the Cartesian dream

    Edited by Angela Guimaraes Pereira, Silvio Funtowicz

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Sustainability and Governance

    For science to remain a legitimate and trustworthy source of knowledge, society will have to engage in the collective processes of knowledge co-production, which not only includes science, but also other types of knowledge. This process of change has to include a new commitment to knowledge...

    To Be Published February 17th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Environmental Skill

    Motivation, Knowledge, and the Possibility of a Non-Romantic Environmental Ethics

    By Mark Coeckelbergh

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

    Today it is widely recognized that we face environmental problems and that we should do something about them—even if there is considerable disagreement about what the underlying or central problem is, how urgent it is (Does this amount to a "crisis"? Should we act now?), and about what exactly...

    To Be Published March 20th 2015 by Routledge

  6. A Political Economy of Attention, Mindfulness and Sustainable Consumption

    The Mindful Commons

    By Peter Doran

    Series: Routledge Studies in Sustainability

    Advertising, the mass media, technological advances in social media and celebrity culture have come to mediate our popular self-understanding and how we relate to notions of self in a profound way. There is an increasing recognition that ‘attention deficit’ is the price individuals now pay for...

    To Be Published April 15th 2015 by Routledge

  7. The Politics of Ecosocialism

    Transforming Welfare

    Edited by Kajsa Borgnäs, Teppo Eskelinen, Johanna Perkiö, Rikard Warlenius

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

    This book discusses the idea of "red-green" or "eco-socialist" society and how to get there. In examining today's crises of welfare capitalism as well as the challenges and conflicts of an eco-socialist society, the book analyses a social order that would combine the ideals of egalitarianism...

    To Be Published May 5th 2015 by Routledge

  8. The Anthropocene and the Global Environmental Crisis

    Edited by Clive Hamilton, François Gemenne, Christophe Bonneuil

    Series: Routledge Environmental Humanities

    The Anthropocene is a major scientific proposal, a key concept, but it is also a story of ‘how we got here’, how Man, the hunter-gatherer, became a geological force. This book captures some of the radical new thinking prompted by the arrival of the Anthropocene and opens up the social sciences and...

    To Be Published May 30th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Chinese Environmental Aesthetics

    by Wangheng Chen, translated by Feng Su, edited by Gerald Cipriani

    Edited by Gerald Cipriani

    Series: Routledge Contemporary China Series

    China is currently afflicted by enormous environmental problems. This book, drawing on ancient and modern Chinese environmental thinking, considers what it is that makes an environment a desirable place for living. The book emphasises ideas of beauty, and discusses how these ideas can be applied in...

    To Be Published June 30th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Rawls and the Environmental Crisis

    By Dominic Welburn

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

    Impending environmental crises have led to general consensus within green political thought that liberal principles of justice and green concerns make for uneasy bedfellows. This book critiques the contextual framework within which Rawls’s political liberalism is assessed as suitable or unsuitable...

    To Be Published July 30th 2015 by Routledge