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A spouse to Environmental Philosophy is a pioneering paintings within the burgeoning box of environmental philosophy. This ground-breaking quantity comprises thirty-six unique articles exemplifying the wealthy variety of scholarship during this box.

  • Contains thirty-six unique articles, written by means of foreign scholars.
  • Traces the roots of environmental philosophy in the course of the exploration of cultural traditions from round the world.
  • Brings environmental philosophy into dialog with different fields and disciplines similar to literature, economics, ecology, and law.
  • Discusses environmental difficulties that stimulate present debates.

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United kingdom. Sheila Jasanoff is Professor of technological know-how and Public coverage at Harvard University's John F. Kennedy university of presidency, seventy nine John F. Kennedy highway, Cambridge, MA 02138. She is at the moment finishing a ebook on biotechnology rules in Europe and america. she will be able to be contacted on the web at sheila_jasanoff@ harvard. edu. Eric Katz is affiliate Professor of Philosophy and Director of the technological know-how, expertise, and Society application on the New Jersey Institute of expertise, collage Heights, Newark, NJ 07102±1982. He has been an invited speaker on the United countries and is the writer of Nature as topic (1997) and editor of Environmental Pragmatism (1996) and underneath the outside: serious Essays within the Philosophy of Deep Ecology (2000). He may be contacted on the web at katze@admin. njit. edu. Karyn L. Lai lectures on the college of Philosophy on the college of recent South Wales, PO field 1, NSW 2052, Australia. She works in ethical philosophy, utilized ethics, environmental ethics, and Confucian and Daoist philosophy. she will be contacted on the net at ok. Lai@unsw. edu. au. Keekok Lee is with the Philosophy division, in a study place, at the collage of Lancaster, Furness university, Lancaster college, Lancaster, LA1 4YG, uk. Her most modern e-book is The normal and the Artefactual: the consequences of Deep technological know-how and Deep expertise for Environmental Philosophy (1999). she will be able to be contacted on the web at keekok. lee@man. ac. united kingdom. Freya Mathews is Senior Lecturer within the university of Philosophy at l. a. Trobe college, Bundoora VIC, 3083, Australia. Her most modern booklet is Ecology and Democracy (1996), and he or she is at present constructing a conception of ecological ``countermodernity. '' she will be able to be contacted on the net at F. Mathews@latrobe. edu. au. Her homepage is http://www. latrobe. edu. au/www/philosophy/. Claudia generators is affiliate Professor of Philosophy on the college of Colorado at Boulder, CN 232, Boulder, CO 80309± 0232. She writes on a variety of subject matters in ethics, useful ethics, and social and political philosophy, and is usually the writer of 30 books for kids. she will be contacted on the net at cmills@colorado. edu. John O'Neill is Professor of Philosophy at Lancaster collage, Furness university, Lancaster, LA1 4YG, uk, earlier than which he taught in Beijing and Sussex. His books comprise The industry: Ethics, wisdom and Politics (1998) and Ecology, coverage and Politics (1993). he's at present engaged on a learn venture at the environmental dimensions of the socialist calculation debates. He may be contacted on the web at j. oneill@ lancaster. ac. united kingdom. Ernest Partridge is a examine thinker on the college of California ± Riverside, 900 college Ave. , Riverside, contributors CA 92521, the place he's at present learning ecological idea and ethics with a supply from the nationwide technological know-how starting place. He could be contacted on the web at gadfly@igc. org. His homepage is http://www. igc. org/gadfly. Holmes Rolston III is college special Professor and Professor of Philosophy at Colorado kingdom college, fortress Collins, CO 80523.

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