Method in Ecology: Strategies for Conservation

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Overview

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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"This book is a great achievement and should be read by everyone interested in ecology, environmental ethics, and environmental law. If we could assume familiarity with the claims and arguments in this book, the level of public debate about environmental policy would be significantly improved." Ethics

"...a timely book that will enliven many graduate seminars." R.H. Peters, Quarterly Review of Biology

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780521418614
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication date: 9/30/1993
  • Pages: 344
  • Product dimensions: 5.98 (w) x 8.98 (h) x 0.94 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
1 Introduction: What ecology can't do 1
2 Ecological concepts are problematic 11
3 Ecological theory is problematic 68
4 Ecological science is value laden 80
5 What ecology can do: The logic of case studies 106
6 Ecology and a new account of rationality 149
7 Objections to ethical rationality in ecology 170
8 A case study: The Florida panther 198
9 Policy aspects of the Florida-panther case 240
10 Conclusions 279
References 289
Name index 316
Subject index 322
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