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Title Climate change and philosophy : transformational possibilities / edited by Ruth Irwin
Published London ; New York : Continuum, [2010]
©2010
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 243 pages)
Series Continuum studies in philosophy
Continuum studies in philosophy.
Contents Abbreviations; List of Contributors; Introduction; Part One: Questioning Modernity; Chapter 1: Field, Being, Climate: Climate Philosophy and Cognitive Evolution; Chapter 2: Nature in the Active Voice; Chapter 3: Reflections on Modern Climate Change and Finitude; Part Two: Transforming Global Politics; Chapter 4: Changing Worldviews to Cope with a Changing Climate; Chapter 5: Education at the End of Nature: Learning to Cope with Climate Change; Chapter 6: Education against Climate Change: Information and Technological Focus Are Not Enough; Part Three: Global Environmental Justice
Summary This is a hugely important collection of essays that examines the significance of philosophical inquiry in relation to the issue of climate change. "Climate Change and Philosophy" presents ten original essays by an international team of expert contributors, exploring the important contribution philosophical inquiry can make to contemporary debates to do with climate change and the global environment. Examining this hugely topical issue through the lens of environmental philosophy, political theory, philosophy of technology, philosophy of education and feminist theory, these essays in
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 217-239) and index
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Subject Climatic changes -- Philosophy.
Form Electronic book
Author Irwin, Ruth, 1968-
ISBN 1441199616 (electronic bk.)
9781441199614 (electronic bk.)
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