A Critique for Ecology / Edition 1

A Critique for Ecology / Edition 1

by Robert Henry Peters, R. H. Peters
     
 

Presents a critical yet optimistic view of contemporary ecology.See more details below

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Presents a critical yet optimistic view of contemporary ecology.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521395885
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
06/28/1991
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.87(d)

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Table of Contents

1. Crisis in ecology; 2. Criteria; 3. Tautology; 4. Operationalism of terms and concepts; 5. Explanatory science-reduction; 6. Cause and mechanism; 7. Historical explanation and understanding; 8. Weak predictions; 9. Checklist of problems; 10. Putting it together - competition; 11. Predictive ecology.

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