Method in Ecology: Strategies for Conservation / Edition 1by Kristin S. Shrader-Frechette, Earl D. McCoy
Pub. Date: 02/28/2003
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Although conceptual problems have often prevented the formulation and evaluation of theories, this text reveals how ecology can provide us with specific answers to practical environmental questions. A case study using the Florida panther is accordingly examined.
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Table of Contents1. Introduction: what ecology can't do; 2. Ecological concepts are problematic; 3. Ecological theory is problematic; 4. Ecological science is value laden; 5. What ecology can do; 6. Ecology and a new account of rationality; 7. Objections: rationality in ecology; 8. A case study: the Florida panther; 9. Policy aspects of the Florida panther case; 10. Conclusions; References; Index.
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