Environmental Culture: The Ecological Crisis of Reason

Environmental Culture: The Ecological Crisis of Reason

by Val Plumwood
     
 

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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 a radically new picture of how our culture must change to accommodate…  See more details below

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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 a radically new picture of how our culture must change to accommodate nature.

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ISBN-13:
9781134682959
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
09/15/2005
Series:
Environmental Philosophies , #3
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
304
File size:
485 KB

What People are saying about this

Sandra Harding
...a splendid contribution to contemporary debates about environmental issues.
— Sandra Harding, UCLA
Karen Warren
...vintage Plumwood: clear, insightful, well-argued, compelling....Anyone interested in environmental, feminist, or political philosophy will want to read it.
— (Karen Warren, Macalaster College)

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