Alienation and Nature in Environmental Philosophy by Simon Hailwood

By Simon Hailwood

Many environmental scientists, students and activists characterise our state of affairs as one among alienation from nature, yet this suggestion can simply look meaningless or irrational. during this ebook, Simon Hailwood severely analyses the assumption of alienation from nature and argues that it may be an invaluable proposal while understood pluralistically. He distinguishes assorted senses of alienation from nature relating various environmental contexts and issues, and attracts upon quite a number philosophical and environmental principles and issues together with pragmatism, eco-phenomenology, weather swap, ecological justice, Marxism and important concept. His novel viewpoint indicates that varied environmental issues - either anthropocentric either anthropocentric and nonanthropocentric - can dovetail, instead of compete with, one another, and that our alienation from nature needn't be anything to be regretted or conquer. His ebook will curiosity a wide readership in environmental philosophy and ethics, political philosophy, geography and environmental studies.

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