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A Passionate Life
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.
The Threefold Struggle
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.
Ecology on the Ground and in the Clouds
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.
Thinking Ecologically, Thinking Responsibly
Engages and extends the feminist philosopher Lorraine Code’s groundbreaking work on epistemology and ethics.
Explores how humans and wildlife such as wolves can cohabit with mutual respect in the same territories.
Evaluates religious naturalists’ attempts to find a middle path between supernaturalism and atheistic secularism, and explores naturalistic, theistic, and panpsychist solutions.
Pioneering essays that demonstrate the significance of the seasons for philosophy, environmental thought, anthropology, cultural studies, aesthetics, poetics, and literary criticism.
A World Not Made for Us
Proposes a nonanthropocentric reassessment of key themes and approaches in environmental philosophy
Garbage in Popular Culture
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.
The Distortion of Nature's Image
Illustrates how the notion of an ecological society remains a decisively political question.
The Imagination of Plants
Examines the role of plants in botanical mythology, from Aboriginal Australia to Zoroastrian Persia.
Postpolitics and the Limits of Nature
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.
The first scholarly book to address Korean geomancy through an interdisciplinary lens.
Religious Agrarianism and the Return of Place
Examines religious communities as advocates of environmental stewardship and sustainable agriculture practices.
Neo-Confucian Ecological Humanism
Addresses Ming Dynasty philosopher Wang Fuzhi’s neo-Confucianism from the perspective of contemporary ecological humanism.
Whitehead's Religious Thought
Presents the process theistic thought of Whitehead as a third alternative between classical theism and religious skepticism.
Mountains, Rivers, and the Great Earth
Engages the global ecological crisis through a radical rethinking of what it means to inhabit the earth.
The Variety of Integral Ecologies
Presents integral approaches to ecology that cross the boundaries of the humanities, social sciences, and biophysical sciences.
Explores the evolution of Heidegger’s thinking about nature and its relevance for environmental ethics.
Philosophizing ad Infinitum
An original and insightful account of nature and our place in it from one of France's preeminent historians of philosophy.
Hans Jonas's Ethic of Responsibility
Articulates the fundamental importance of ontology to Hans Jonas’s environmental ethics.
The Barbarian Principle
Essays exploring a rich intersection between phenomenology and idealism with contemporary relevance.
A rich hermeneutic account of the way virtue is understood and developed.
Radical Ecopsychology, Second Edition
Expanded new edition of a classic examination of the psychological roots of our ecological crisis.
Critical Animal Studies
Comprehensive overview of key theoretical approaches and issues in the field.
Nature and Logos
Exploration of Alfred North Whitehead's influence on Maurice Merleau-Ponty's ontology of nature.
Schelling's Organic Form of Philosophy
Locates in Schelling a new understanding of our relation to nature in philosophy.
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.
Plants as Persons
Challenges readers to reconsider the moral standing of plants.
Levinas ahead of his time--and himself--on politics, postcolonialism and globalization, animals and the environment, and science and technology.
The Dance of Person and Place
Uses the concept of "worldmaking" to provide an introduction to American Indian philosophy.
If Creation Is a Gift
Brings an ecotheological perspective to postmodern gift theory.
Before the Voice of Reason
Provides a critique of reason, demanding that we take greater responsibility for nature and other people.
Living with Ambiguity
How a religion based on the sacredness of nature deals with the problem of evil.
Examines the significance of animal environments in contemporary continental thought.
The Trinity and Creation in Augustine
Looks at Augustine’s theology in light of environmental concerns.
Religious Naturalism Today
Looks at the history and revival of religious naturalism, a spiritual path without a supreme being.
The Incompleat Eco-Philosopher
Collected essays present Weston’s pragmatic environmental philosophy, calling for reconstruction and imagination rather than deconstruction and analysis.
Understanding Gregory Bateson
Introduction to Gregory Bateson’s unique perspective on the relationship of humanity to the natural world.
Leading scholars explore the full range and current significance of Carson’s work.
An Ontology of Trash
A philosophical exploration of the problematic nature of the disposable.
The Intelligence of Flowers
A new translation of one of Maeterlinck’s four great nature essays.
The Incarnality of Being
A groundbreaking exploration of Heidegger and embodiment, from which a radical ethical perspective emerges.
Merleau-Ponty and Environmental Philosophy
Connects the work of Merleau-Ponty to environmental studies.
The Step Back
Explores the ethical and political possibilities of philosophy after deconstruction.
With Respect for Nature
Explores how humans can take the lives of animals and plants while maintaining a proper respect both for ecosystems and for those who live in them.
Argues that the environmental crisis is symptomatic of much deeper crises in modern civilization.
A critical introduction to Hegel's metaphysics and philosophy of nature.
Green Man, Earth Angel
Argues for a renewed vision of the cosmos based on the centrality of the human encounter with the sacred.
Sustainability and Spirituality
Argues that true sustainability must be based in spirituality and looks at religious communities dedicated to the environment.
First Outline of a System of the Philosophy of Nature
Schelling's first systematic attempt to articulate a complete philosophy of nature.
John Dewey and Environmental Philosophy
A comprehensive look at how John Dewey's ethics can inform environmental issues.
For Love of Matter
A bold and original work in ecocosmology and metaphysics.
Technology and the Contested Meanings of Sustainability
Argues that sustainability requires more than economic and technological efficiency.
Safeguarding Our Common Future
Utilizes Heidegger in rethinking common environmental paradigms.
This exhilarating tale of natural history illuminates the evolution of matter, life, and consciousness. In Everybody’s Story, Loyal Rue finds the means for global solidarity and cooperation in the shared story of humanity.
The Gift of Kinds
Explores the idea of human and natural kinds, pursuing an ethics of the earth responsive to social, political, and environmental issues.
An environmental philosophy of the contemporary city, this book develops a theory of good urban growth involving both the physical and cultural dimensions of city life.
Provides a set of normative measure sto assess the value of nature and proposes the new discipline of foundational ecology as a response to environmental crisis.
Controversies in Environmental Policy
Controversies in Environmental Policy presents comprehensive analyses of the politics surrounding decision-making on such environmental issues as land use, toxic waste management, new federalism, and ...