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Fifty Key Thinkers on the Environment
     

Fifty Key Thinkers on the Environment

by Joy A. Palmer, David E. Cooper, David Cooper
 

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ISBN-10: 0415146984

ISBN-13: 9780415146982

Pub. Date: 01/16/2001

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Fifty Key Thinkers on the Environment is a unique guide to environmental thinking through the ages. Joy A. Palmer, herself an important and prolific author on environmental matters, has assembled a team of thirty-five expert contributors to summarize and analyse the thinking of fifty diverse and stimulating figures – from all over the world and from ancient

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Fifty Key Thinkers on the Environment is a unique guide to environmental thinking through the ages. Joy A. Palmer, herself an important and prolific author on environmental matters, has assembled a team of thirty-five expert contributors to summarize and analyse the thinking of fifty diverse and stimulating figures – from all over the world and from ancient times to the present day. Among those included are:

  • Philosophers such as Rousseau, Spinoza and Heidegger
  • Activists such as Chico Mendes
  • Literary giants such as Virgil, Goethe and Wordsworth
  • Major religious and spiritual figures such as the Buddha and St Francis of Assisi.

Lucid, scholarly and informative, these fifty essays offer a fascinating overview of mankind’s view and understanding of the physical world.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415146982
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/16/2001
Series:
Routledge Key Guides Series
Pages:
321
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.88(d)
Lexile:
1580L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

Contents: Gotama (The Buddha); Chuang Tzu; Aristotle; Virgil; Saint Francis of Assisi; Wang Yang-ming; Michel de Montaign; Francis Bacon; Benedict Spinoza; Matsuo Basho; Jean Jacques Rousseau; Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe; Thomas Robert Malthus; William Wordsworth; John

Clare; Ralph Waldo Emerson; Charles Darwin; Henry D. Thoreau; Karl Marx; John Ruskin; Frederick Law Olmstead; John Muir; Anna Botsford Comstock; Rabindranath Tagore; Black Elk; Mahatma Gandhi; Frank Lloyd Wright; Albert Schweitzer; Aldo Leopold; Robinson Jeffers; Martin Heidegger; Rachel

Carson; Lynn White; E.F. Schumacher; Arne Naess; John Passmore; James Lovelock; Ian McHarg; Murray Bookchin; Edward Osborne Wilson; Holmes Rolston III; Paul Ehrlich; Rudolph Bahro; Gro Harlem Brundtland; Val Plumwood; J. Baird Callicott; Susan Griffin; Chico Mendes; Peter Singer; Vandana

Shiva.

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