Fifty Key Thinkers on the Environment

Fifty Key Thinkers on the Environment

by Joy A. Palmer
     
 

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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

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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:
9781134756247
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
09/11/2002
Series:
Routledge Key Guides
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
321
File size:
2 MB

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