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Forthcoming Environment & Philosophy Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Reforming Law and Economy for a Sustainable Earth

    Critical Thought for Turbulent Times

    By Paul Anderson

    Series: Environmental Politics

    Few problems preoccupy contemporary progressive thought as much as the issue of how to achieve a sustainable human society. The problems impeding this goal of sustainability mainly involve arresting induced global environmental changes (GEC), but problems also result from the sheer number of...

    To Be Published September 17th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Interdisciplinarity

    Reconfigurations of the Social and Natural Sciences

    Edited by Andrew Barry, Georgina Born

    Series: CRESC

    The idea that research should become more interdisciplinary has become commonplace. According to influential commentators, the unprecedented complexity of problems such as climate change or the social implications of biomedicine demand interdisciplinary efforts integrating both the social and...

    To Be Published September 29th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Uncertainty and the Philosophy of Climate Change

    By Martin Bunzl

    When it comes to climate change, the greatest difficulty we face is that we do not know the likely degree of change or its cost, which means that environmental policy decisions have to be made under uncertainty. This book offers an accessible philosophical treatment of the broad range of ethical...

    To Be Published October 12th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Sustainable Consumption and the Good Life

    Interdisciplinary perspectives

    Edited by Karen Lykke Syse, Martin Lee Mueller

    Series: Routledge Environmental Humanities

    Written by an international team of contributors from Scandinavia, Germany, the UK, and the US, this book examines in-depth the relationship between sustainability and the good life. It explores where contemporary visions of the sustainable good life come from; what functions they serve; how they...

    To Be Published December 1st 2014 by Routledge

  5. Food Ethics: The Basics

    By Ronald Sandler

    Series: The Basics

    Food Ethics: The Basics is a concise yet comprehensive introduction to the ethical dimensions of the production and consumption of food. It offers an impartial exploration of the most prominent ethical questions relating to food and agriculture including: • Should we eat animals? • Are locally...

    To Be Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  6. 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 26th 2015 by Routledge

  7. 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 January 30th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Philosophy of Nature

    Rethinking naturalness

    By Svein Anders Noer Lie

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

    The missing part in today's environmental debate is an in-depth understanding of the idea of Naturalness, and what, if anything, it denotes. This book discusses what we mean by 'natural' in general and works out an original concept of naturalness that can serve as a guide to understand the real...

    To Be Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  9. 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 24th 2015 by Routledge

  10. The Ethics of Japan's Global Environmental Policy

    The conflict between principles and practice

    By Midori Kagawa-Fox

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

    This book examines the Japanese government policies that impact on the environment in order to determine whether they incorporate a sufficient ethical substance. Through the three case studies on whaling, nuclear energy, and forestry, the author explores how Western philosophers combined their...

    To Be Published February 28th 2015 by Routledge