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Forthcoming Environment & Philosophy Books

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Forthcoming Books

  1. The Biosphere and the Bioregion

    Essential Writings of Peter Berg

    Edited by Cheryll Glotfelty, Eve Quesnel

    Series: Routledge Environmental Humanities

    Bioregionalism asks us to reimagine ourselves and the places where we live in ecological terms and to harmonize human activities with the natural systems that sustain life. As one of the originators of the concept of bioregionalism, Peter Berg (1937-2011) is a founding figure of contemporary...

    To Be Published July 30th 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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 2nd 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. 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 December 14th 2014 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)

    To Be Published January 30th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Science, Philosophy and Sustainability

    The End of the Cartesian dream

    Edited by Angela Guimaraes Pereira, Silvio Funtowicz

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Sustainability and Governance

    This book proposes to consider new ways in which science can be used to sustain our planet and enrich our lives. New information technologies and other techno-sciences developing mega projects such as climate geo-engineering are set to change fundamentally our received definitions of humankind,...

    To Be Published February 24th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Freedom and the Environment

    Autonomy, Human Flourishing and the Political Philosophy of Sustainability

    By Michael Hannis

    Series: Environmental Politics

    Would the creation of a sustainable society require significant sacrifices of freedom? To what extent can freedom be legitimately sacrificed to achieve ecological sustainability - or indeed vice versa? More generally, can we be genuinely free and live in a sustainable society? Progress...

    To Be Published March 14th 2015 by Routledge

  10. 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 March 30th 2015 by Routledge