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Proposes a form of moral education that joins care and justice to nurture and develop the desirable moral sentiments for a more just world at the interpersonal, social, political economic, and environmental levels.
Examines the increasingly reciprocal nature of Franco-Japanese cultural exchange through films that center on nuclear issues.
Aims to rethink Europe under the sign of openness and hospitality, starting from the Mediterranean—the sea that is so important for the history of the entire West—a sea of differences with a deep unitary root conceived as a paradigm for rethinking new and original forms of social and political coexistence.
Offers new ways to read the relationship between culture, ecology, and capitalism.
Offers a unified vision for approaching human ethical responses to what science is telling us about the crises facing our environment and climate.
Multifaceted exploration of the dimensions of education for climate justice.
Argues that, to make progress within environmental ethics, philosophers must explicitly engage in environmental metaphysics.
Looks at how different religious traditions (Christian, Buddhist, neopagan, and animist) have attempted to resacralize the earth and provide new values that include the more-than-human world.
Develops and defends a philosophical account of meaning, purpose, and value in human life and experience that is naturalistic without being reductionistic or scientistic.
Explains the complexities of policy implementation and why attempts to translate new laws into effective and enduring policy sometimes succeed and sometimes fail.
An ecopsychological, ecospiritual exploration of humankind's relationship with the rest of nature.
Infused with eco-logic, informed by feminism, and taking cues from Eve, Cain, Proserpine, Ulysses, Parsifal, and selves present and past, the fifty poems of The Devil’s Fools question and illustrate myths of nature and the nature of inherited myth.
The first full biography of W. H. H. Murray (1849-1904), a Boston preacher often described as the father of the American outdoor movement and the modern vacation.
Drawing on the thought of novelist and cultural critic Daniel Quinn, argues it is not too late to free ourselves from a culture in which we are compelled to destroy the world, one another, and even ourselves.
Explores the duality between humans and Earth through a focus on the economic system changes that began with grain agriculture and has now reached its apogee in global capitalism.
Classic works by naturalist John Burroughs on his beloved Catskill region.
Engages and extends the feminist philosopher Lorraine Code’s groundbreaking work on epistemology and ethics.
Follows Alexander von Humboldt and Aimé Bonpland as they travel together in South America and then go their separate ways, in the process illustrating two very different ways of understanding humanity's place in the natural world.
Draws on Marx and the first-generation Frankfurt School to make the case that cosmopolitanism must become a postcapitalist political theory.
Explores how humans and wildlife such as wolves can cohabit with mutual respect in the same territories.
A veteran environmental lobbyist reveals the behind-the-scenes struggles to address threats to the future of New York's Adirondack Park.
Examines emerging new materialist and posthuman conceptions of subjectivity and agency, and explores their increasing significance for contemporary climate change environmentalism.
Pioneering essays that demonstrate the significance of the seasons for philosophy, environmental thought, anthropology, cultural studies, aesthetics, poetics, and literary criticism.
The first exploration of vegan Irish epistemology, one that can be traced along its history of animism, agrarianism, ascendency, adaptation, and activism.
Evaluates religious naturalists’ attempts to find a middle path between supernaturalism and atheistic secularism, and explores naturalistic, theistic, and panpsychist solutions.
Proposes a nonanthropocentric reassessment of key themes and approaches in environmental philosophy
Explores the cultural politics of garbage in contemporary global society.
Offers an interdisciplinary investigation of affectivity in various forms of life.
Wide-ranging critique of the epistemological and ethical assumptions that underlie contemporary debates concerning climate change.
Examines how cities of various sizes on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean are making walkability improvements a part of their overall urban revitalization strategy.
Opens up new ways of thinking about and debating the consequences of sustainable urbanism as it moves from planning to practice.
Explores the unprecedented and rapid climate changes occurring in the Arctic environment.
Examines the role of plants in botanical mythology, from Aboriginal Australia to Zoroastrian Persia.
Explores why past generations of radical ecological and social justice scholarship have been ineffective, and considers the work of a new wave of scholarship that aims to reinvent the radical project and combat injustice.
Illustrates how the notion of an ecological society remains a decisively political question.
A compelling story of our ever-evolving relationship with mountains and wilderness.
The first scholarly book to address Korean geomancy through an interdisciplinary lens.
Journeys on the world’s rivers, from a naturalist’s point of view.
Examines religious communities as advocates of environmental stewardship and sustainable agriculture practices.
Examines the challenges of environmental governance in contemporary North America.
Addresses Ming Dynasty philosopher Wang Fuzhi’s neo-Confucianism from the perspective of contemporary ecological humanism.
Engages the global ecological crisis through a radical rethinking of what it means to inhabit the earth.
Presents the process theistic thought of Whitehead as a third alternative between classical theism and religious skepticism.
Combining humor and memorable anecdotes, five famous ecotourist destinations offer a breathtaking backdrop to better understanding climate change.
Rich case studies examining responses to climatic events in ancient Europe and the Near East.
An engaging and accessible introduction to the natural world in New England and upstate New York.
Poems that contemplate the fraught interdependence of the human and more-than-human in an era of extreme environmental degradation.
Presents integral approaches to ecology that cross the boundaries of the humanities, social sciences, and biophysical sciences.
Examines a new type of federal preemption statute popular since 1965 that allows states to retain a certain amount of regulatory discretion, with a focus on environmental statutes.
Examines the ecological and historical significance of the harbor and what it can bring to future residents.
An ultrarunner’s fast-paced narrative into the wilds of New York’s Hudson Valley, as he attempts to set a new record for completing the Long Path, a 350-mile hiking trail that links New York City and Albany.
Essays addressing relatively unknown or unexamined speeches delivered by famous or influential environmental figures.
Examines the role of politics in the environmental policy making process.
How a small group of New York biologists brought the peregrine falcon and bald eagle back from the brink of extinction.
Comprehensive overview of the inroads made by Complexity Thinking approaches and ideas in the study and practice of world politics.
Explores the evolution of Heidegger’s thinking about nature and its relevance for environmental ethics.
A joyful journey through Pete Dubacher’s Berkshire Bird Paradise, and a thoughtful contemplation of our relationship to birds and nature.
Explores efforts aimed at creating sustainable communities throughout the Hudson River region.
An original and insightful account of nature and our place in it from one of France's preeminent historians of philosophy.
Articulates the fundamental importance of ontology to Hans Jonas’s environmental ethics.
Essays exploring a rich intersection between phenomenology and idealism with contemporary relevance.
Documents how energy resource acquisition has been the driving motivator for European and American international relations.
A rich hermeneutic account of the way virtue is understood and developed.
Incisive exploration of the work of Cuban-American artist Alberto Rey.
Reveals the role played by political and economic elites in the privileging of civilian commercial nuclear energy over other options, such as solar, in the United States after 1945.
When a Navy SEAL and former Army Ranger rescue a wounded eagle in war-torn Afghanistan, a writer learns what it can take to do one good deed in a seemingly wicked world.
A firsthand look at the Thai Buddhist environmental movement and its activist monks.
Comprehensive overview of key theoretical approaches and issues in the field.
Expanded new edition of a classic examination of the psychological roots of our ecological crisis.
An introduction to our most precious natural resource.
Uplifting account of the struggle between the Grassy Narrows First Nation and the Canadian logging industry.
A fresh perspective on American water pollution policy
Exploration of Alfred North Whitehead's influence on Maurice Merleau-Ponty's ontology of nature.
Locates in Schelling a new understanding of our relation to nature in philosophy.
Brings ecocriticism into conversation with critical American studies approaches to literary canon formation.
Biologists, historians, and social scientists explore the reciprocal relationships between humans and the Hudson River.
A two-week canoe trip down the Hudson offers an opportunity to reflect on America’s past, present, and uncertain future.
Explores the ancient and perennial notion of the four elements as environmental ideas.
Looks at the critical role of community members and other interested parties in environmental policy decision making.
Looks at how ecotheology has created a new vision of the natural world and the place of humans within it.
Challenges readers to reconsider the moral standing of plants.
Examines the dynamics of Atlanta’s transportation crisis.
Levinas ahead of his time--and himself--on politics, postcolonialism and globalization, animals and the environment, and science and technology.
Uses the concept of "worldmaking" to provide an introduction to American Indian philosophy.
Argues that the United States refuses to address global warming because of the reliance of the American economy on urban sprawl.
A new and original way of looking at the challenge presented by environmental issues.
Brings an ecotheological perspective to postmodern gift theory.
Explores how policy actors in the United States and Russia have developed flexible incentive-based instruments for environmental protection.
Perspectives on genetically modified foods from world religions and indigenous traditions.
Looks at the history and revival of religious naturalism, a spiritual path without a supreme being.
Looks at Augustine’s theology in light of environmental concerns.
Provides a critique of reason, demanding that we take greater responsibility for nature and other people.
Examines the significance of animal environments in contemporary continental thought.
Examines state cooperation over increasingly scarce water resources.
How a religion based on the sacredness of nature deals with the problem of evil.
Examines the domestic constraints negotiators operate under when nations seek to cooperate.
Examines the rhetorical role of images in communicating environmental ideas.
Fascinating stories based on the author’s exploration of eight rivers in New York and Québec.
Collected essays present Weston’s pragmatic environmental philosophy, calling for reconstruction and imagination rather than deconstruction and analysis.
Ecocritical takes on popular film.