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Evolutionary Emergence of Purposive Goals and Values
Develops and defends a philosophical account of meaning, purpose, and value in human life and
experience that is naturalistic without being reductionistic or scientistic.
In the Catskills and My Boyhood
Classic works by naturalist John Burroughs on his beloved Catskill region.
Explores how humans and wildlife such as wolves can cohabit with mutual respect in the same territories.
A World Not Made for Us
Proposes a nonanthropocentric reassessment of key themes and approaches in environmental philosophy
Offers an interdisciplinary investigation of affectivity in various forms of life.
Forest and Crag
A compelling story of our ever-evolving relationship with mountains and wilderness.
Journeys on the world’s rivers, from a naturalist’s point of view.
Religious Agrarianism and the Return of Place
Examines religious communities as advocates of environmental stewardship and sustainable agriculture practices.
The Variety of Integral Ecologies
Presents integral approaches to ecology that cross the boundaries of the humanities, social sciences, and biophysical sciences.
Between Stony Brook Harbor Tides
Examines the ecological and historical significance of the harbor and what it can bring to future residents.
How a small group of New York biologists brought the peregrine falcon and bald eagle back from the brink of extinction.
Feathers of Hope
A joyful journey through Pete Dubacher’s Berkshire Bird Paradise, and a thoughtful contemplation of our relationship to birds and nature.
Creating Sustainable Communities
Explores efforts aimed at creating sustainable communities throughout the Hudson River region.
The Barbarian Principle
Essays exploring a rich intersection between phenomenology and idealism with contemporary relevance.
Saving Eagle Mitch
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.
An introduction to our most precious natural resource.
Ecotheology and the Practice of Hope
Looks at how ecotheology has created a new vision of the natural world and the place of humans within it.
Explores the ancient and perennial notion of the four elements as environmental ideas.
Fascinating stories based on the author’s exploration of eight rivers in New York and Québec.
Ecology and Popular Film
Ecocritical takes on popular film.
Leading scholars explore the full range and current significance of Carson’s work.
Environmental Values in Christian Art
Discusses the expression of environmental values in Christian art as it displaced pagan aesthetics from the third century to the Reformation.
Bringing Life to Ethics
Enlarges the meaning and scope of inquiry into our values, relationships, and treatment of animals, the environment, and each other.
Images of Development
Questions the dominant biological approach of explaining animal development as entirely genetic by exploring the explanatory value of investigating environmental influences.
Why Economists Disagree
Provides a convenient introduction to heterodox alternatives to neoclassical economics.
Provides a significant picture of the ecological crisis from the interdisciplinary perspective of postcolonial cultural studies, in order to map the emerging virtual and ecological territories of the twenty-first century "electropolis."
The Parable of the Tribes
This is a new view of the role of power in social evolution. It shows how, as human societies evolved, intersocietal conflicts necessarily developed, and how humanity can choose peace over war.
Ecological Prospects addresses pressing issues that will shape ecological awareness and activism into the next century. From a variety of perspectives, the book explores topics such as how ecological ...
Dwelling, Seeing, and Designing
Contributors include architects, philosophers, landscape architects, and geographers, who focus on the question of how people might see and understand the natural and built environments in a deeper, more ...
Common Flowering Plants of the Northeast
From woodlands to wetlands and from roadsides to sandy beaches, Common Flowering Plants of the Northeast is a ready reference tool for identifying plants in their native habitat. It is a habitat-oriented ...