Environmental Philosophy

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Fishing in Contested Waters: Place & Community in Burnt Church/Esgenoopetitj
Fishing in Contested Waters: Place & Community in Burnt Church/Esgenoopetitj
By Sarah J. King

Fishing in Contested Waters demonstrates the deep roots of contemporary conflicts over rights, sovereignty, conservation, and identity.

Published Dec 2013
The Natural City: Re-envisioning the Built Environment
The Natural City: Re-envisioning the Built Environment
Edited by Ingrid Leman Stefanovic and Stephen Bede Scharper

Recognizing the need to better link the humanities with public policy, The Natural City offers unique insights for the development of an alternative vision of urban life.

Published Dec 2011
Critical Ecologies: The Frankfurt School and Contemporary Environmental Crises
Critical Ecologies: The Frankfurt School and Contemporary Environmental Crises
Edited by Andrew Biro

Critical Ecologies aims to redeem the theories of major Frankfurt thinkers—Theodor Adorno, Max Horkheimer, and Herbert Marcuse, among others—by applying them to contemporary environmental crises.

Published Mar 2011
Heidegger and the Earth: Essays in Environmental Philosophy
Heidegger and the Earth: Essays in Environmental Philosophy
Edited by Ladelle McWhorter and Gail Stenstad

In this newly revised and greatly expanded edition of Heidegger and the Earth, the contributors approach contemporary ecological issues through the medium of Heidegger's thought.

Published Jun 2009
Reordering the Natural World: Humans and Animals in the City
Reordering the Natural World: Humans and Animals in the City
By Annabelle Sabloff

Sabloff argues that the everyday practices of contemporary capitalist society reinforce our alienation from the rest of nature and reflects on how anthropology has contributed to the prevailing Western perception of a divide between nature and culture.

Published Feb 2001
The Natural Alien: Humankind and Environment
The Natural Alien: Humankind and Environment
By Neil Evernden

In this eloquent and sympathetic book, Evernden evaluates the international environmental movement and the underlying assumptions that could doom it to failure.

Published Apr 1993
Compassionate Landscape
Compassionate Landscape
By Humphrey Carver

This book is a history of the development of an awareness, of institutions, and of policies on the shaping of the man-made environment. It is however more than that. Mr Carver describes his own life and sensibilities, his family and his colleagues, with a trained and compassionate eye and a taut and careful prose.

Published Dec 1975
The Atmospheric Environment: A Study of Comfort and Performance
The Atmospheric Environment: A Study of Comfort and Performance
By Andris Auliciems

In this study energy-exchange processes and climatic influences are examined in relation to thermal comfort and work efficiency as exemplified in a schoolroom situation.

Published Dec 1972