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Economy of the Earth: Philosophy, Law, and the Environment / Edition 2
     

Economy of the Earth: Philosophy, Law, and the Environment / Edition 2

by Mark Sagoff
 

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ISBN-10: 0521687136

ISBN-13: 2900521687132

Pub. Date: 11/30/2007

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

How can environmental conservation legislation be simultaneously sensitive to political reality and responsive to economic costs? This study addresses relevant government social policy from the perspective of ethical, cultural and political concerns.

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How can environmental conservation legislation be simultaneously sensitive to political reality and responsive to economic costs? This study addresses relevant government social policy from the perspective of ethical, cultural and political concerns.

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ISBN-13:
2900521687132
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
11/30/2007
Edition description:
Revised Edition
Pages:
280

Table of Contents

1. Introduction; 2. At the shrine of Our Lady of Fatima; or, why political questions are not all economic; 3. The allocation and distribution of resources; 4. Values and preferences; 5. Can we put a price on nature's services?; 6. Do we consume too much?; 7. Is an environmental ethic compatible with biological science?; 8. Settling America or the concept of place in environmental ethics; 9. Natural and national history; 10. Environmentalism: death and resurrection.

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