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Author Baxter, Brian, 1949-

Title Ecologism : an introduction / Brian Baxter
Published Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, ©1999
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 247 pages)
Contents 1. Introduction -- Pt. 1. Theory. 2. Metaphysics. 3. Biology and Ecologism: The Case of Sociobiology -- Pt. 2. Morality. 4. The Moral Theory of Ecologism. 5. Moral Considerability and Moral Trade-offs -- Pt. 3. Politics. 6. Ecologism's Political Philosophy: Human Nature, the Human Predicament and Political Morality. 7. Ecologism's Political Philosophy: Political Morality and Meta-issues. 8. Ecologism and Contemporary Political Philosophy: Utilitarianism, Rawlsian Liberalism and Libertarianism. 9. Ecologism and Contemporary Political Philosophy: Marxism, Communitarianism and Feminism -- Pt. 4. Political Economy. 10. Can Ecologism Transform Capitalism?: Sustainable Development, Ecological Modernisation and Economic Democracy. 11. Alternatives to 'Greened' Capitalism: Market Socialism and Global Ecology. 12. Conclusion
Summary The text provides a survey of the main components of ecologism and examines elements that have been neglected in existing literature. It contains debates surrounding this aspect of political philosophy, and the author's own development of them
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Green movement.
Human ecology -- Political aspects
Politieke aspecten.
Green movement.
Human ecology -- Political aspects.
POLITICAL SCIENCE / History & Theory
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1474464300