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  1. Philosophy, Risk and Adventure Sports

    Edited by Mike J. McNamee

    With interest and participation in extreme and adventure sports growing year on year, the time is ripe for a thoughtful and analytical assessment of this phenomenon from a rigorous philosophical perspective. This collection of essays is the first single-source treatment of adventure sports from an...

    Published May 23rd 2007 by Routledge

  2. The Essential Mary Midgley

    Edited by David Midgley

    Feared and admired in equal measure, Mary Midgley has carefully yet profoundly challenged many of the scientific and moral orthodoxies of the twentieth century. The Essential Mary Midgley collects for the first time the very best of this famous philosopher's work, described by the Financial Times...

    Published May 25th 2005 by Routledge

  3. Environmental Philosophy

    Critical Concepts in the Environment

    Edited by J. Baird Callicott, Clare Palmer

    Series: Critical Concepts in the Environment

    This collection gathers classic, influential, and important papers in environmental philosophy from the late 1960s and early 1970s (when academic environmental philosophy began to coalesce) to the present. The volumes explore environmental ethics, epistemological, metaphysical, and comparative...

    Published December 1st 2004 by Routledge

  4. Gaia's Gift

    Earth, Ourselves and God after Copernicus

    By Anne Primavesi

    Gaia's Gift, the second of Anne Primavesi's explorations of human relationships with the earth, asks that we complete the ideological revolution set in motion by Copernicus and Darwin concerning human importancene. They challenged the notion of our God-given centrality within the universe and...

    Published June 18th 2003 by Routledge

  5. In Search of Human Nature

    By Mary E. Clark

    Human Nature offers a wide-ranging and holistic view of human nature from all perspectives: scientific, historical, and sociological. Mary Clark takes the most recent data from a dozen or more fields, and works it together with clarifying anecdotes and thought-provoking images to challenge...

    Published October 16th 2002 by Routledge

  6. Aesthetics and the Environment

    The Appreciation of Nature, Art and Architecture

    By Allen Carlson

    Traditional aesthetics is often associated with the appreciation of art, Allen Carlson shows how much of our aesthetic experience does not encompass art but nature. He argues that knowledge of what it is we are appreciating is essential to having an appropriate aesthetic experience and that...

    Published September 25th 2002 by Routledge

  7. Environmental Culture

    The Ecological Crisis of Reason

    By Val Plumwood

    Series: Environmental Philosophies

    In this much-needed account of what has gone wrong in our thinking about the environment, Val Plumwood digs at the roots of environmental degradation. She argues that we need to see nature as an end itself, rather than an instrument to get what we want. Using a range of examples, Plumwood presents...

    Published December 19th 2001 by Routledge

  8. Environmental Ethics

    An Introduction with Readings

    By John Benson

    Series: Philosophy and the Human Situation

    Presupposing no prior knowledge of philosophy, John Benson introduces the fundamentals of environmental ethics by asking whether a concern with human well-being is an adequate basis for environmental ethics. He encourages the reader to explore this question, considering techniques used to value the...

    Published December 6th 2000 by Routledge

  9. Ethics and the Built Environment

    Edited by Warwick Fox

    Series: Professional Ethics

    Much has been written in recent years on environmental ethics relating to the more general 'natural' environment but little specifically written about ethics of the built environment. Ethics and the Built Environment responds to this need and offers a debate on the ethical dimension of building in...

    Published November 1st 2000 by Routledge

  10. Spirit of the Environment

    Religion, Value and Environmental Concern

    Edited by David E Cooper, Joy A Palmer

    Spirit of the Environment brings spiritual and religious concerns to environmental issues. Providing a much needed alternative to exploring human beings' relationship to the natural world through the restrictive lenses of 'science', 'ecology', or even 'morality', this book offers a fresh...

    Published February 11th 1998 by Routledge