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Author Pepper, David.

Title Modern environmentalism : an introduction / David Pepper
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 1996


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 MELB  333.72 Pep/Mea  AVAILABLE
Description viii, 376 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Introduction : why history and ideology matter -- Defining environmentalism -- Some fundamental issues in radical environmentalism -- Pre-modern and modern ideas about nature and science : the roots of technocentrism -- Modern roots of ecocentrism -- Postmodern science and ecocentrism : subjectivity, ideology and the critique of classical science -- Ways ahead
Summary An introduction to the history of ideas about nature and environment and how these ideas relate to modern environmental ideologies
Analysis Ecology
Environmental protection
Nature conservation
Notes Simultaneously published in the USA and Canada
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 343-362) and index
Notes English
Subject Ecology -- Philosophy -- History.
Environmental protection -- Philosophy -- History.
Nature conservation -- Philosophy -- History.
LC no. 95022324
ISBN 0415057442 (cloth)
0415057450 (paperback)