Environmental pragmatism

TitleEnvironmental pragmatism
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication1996
AuthorsLight, A, Katz, E
Series TitleEnvironmental philosophies series;
Paginationxvi, 352 p.
PublisherNew York
Place PublishedLondon
Publication Languageeng
ISBN Number9780415122368
Accession Number32591075
Call NumberLC: GE42; Dewey: 363.7/00973
KeywordsAufsatzsammlung , ENVIRONMENTAL , ENVIRONMENTAL ethics , Milieuethiek. , Milieufilosofie. , PHILOSOPHY , Política , Pragmatism. , Pragmatismus , Public Policy , Umweltethik , Umweltschutz
Abstract"Environmental pragmatism is a new strategy in environmental thought: it argues that theoretical debates are hindering the ability of the environmental movement to forge agreement on basic policy imperatives. This new direction in environmental philosophy moves beyond theory, advocating a serious inquiry into the practical merits of moral pluralism. Environmental pragmatism, as a coherent philosophical position, connects the methodology of classical American pragmatist thought to the explanation, solution and discussion of real issues." "This concise, well-focused collection is the first comprehensive presentation of environmental pragmatism as a new philosophical approach to environmental thought and policy."--BOOK JACKET.
NotesRoutledge23 cm.Introduction: Environmental Pragmatism and Environmental Ethics as Contested Terrain / Andrew Light and Eric Katz -- 1. Pragmatism and Environmental Thought / Kelly A. Parker -- 2. How Pragmatism is an Environmental Ethic / Sandra B. Rosenthal and Rogene A. Buchholz -- 3. Nature as Culture: John Dewey's Pragmatic Naturalism / Larry A. Hickman -- 4. The Environmental Value in G. H. Mead's Cosmology / Ari Santas -- 5. The Constancy of Leopold's Land Ethic / Bryan G. Norton -- 6. Integration or Reduction: Two Approaches to Environmental Values / Bryan G. Norton -- 7. Before Environmental Ethics / Anthony Weston -- 8. Compatibilism in Political Ecology / Andrew Light -- 9. Pragmatism and Policy: The Case of Water / Paul B. Thompson -- 10. Towards a Pragmatic Approach to Definition: "Wetlands" and the Politics of Meaning / Edward Schiappa -- 11. A Pluralistic, Pragmatic and Evolutionary Approach to Natural Resource Management / Emery N. CastleIncludes bibliographical references and index.edited by Andrew Light and Eric Katz. More Records: Show record informationBook
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