The Ecological Community / Edition 1

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First Published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415916127
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 12/10/1996
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 406
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.83 (d)

Meet the Author

Roger S. Gottlieb is Paris Fletcher Distinguished Professor of the Humanities at Worcester Polytechnic Institute. His books include Marxism 1844-1990: Origins, Betrayal, Rebirth (Routledge, 1992) and most recently, This Sacred Earth: Religion, Nature, Environment (Routledge, 1995).

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Table of Contents

Introduction: The Center Cannot Hold
1 Environmentalism and Human Oppression 3
2 Time, Narrative, and Environmental Politics 22
3 The Rationale for Environmental Restoration 39
4 Empathy, Society, Nature, and the Relational Self: Deep Ecology and Liberal Modernity 56
5 Is Liberalism Environment-Friendly? 82
6 Be-wildering Order: On Finding a Home for Domestication and the Domesticated Other 104
7 A Sleepless Ethicist and Some of His Acquaintances, Including the Monoculturalist, the Poetic Naturalist, the Very Famous Biologist, the Happy Scientist, and a Few Heroic Antimodernists 139
8 Imperialism and Environmentalism 163
9 Habermas and the Ethics of Nature 175
10 The Problem of Knowledge in Environmental Thought: A Counterchallenge 193
11 Feeding People versus Saving Nature? 208
12 Ecofascism: A Threat to American Environmentalism? 229
13 Materialists, Ontologists, and Environmental Pragmatists 255
14 Challenging Pluralism: Environmental Justice and the Evolution of Pluralist Practice 270
15 Environmental Justice, Neopreservationism, and Sustainable Spirituality 292
16 International Justice and Wilderness Preservation 311
17 Solidarity Across Diversity: A Pluralistic Rapprochement of Environmentalism and Animal Liberation 333
18 The Sustainability Question 359
Contributors 381
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